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lives of neighborhood residents of Istanbul through crime using court records; Marinos Sariyanni used the same source to plumb Istanbul’s criminal underworld; Cengiz Kirli employed police spy reports to uncover the life of the coffeehouses; and in a previous article I analyzed crimes reported in a

In: Ottoman War and Peace
Author: Rudolph Peters

himself belongs to that madhhab. According to them, sentences pronounced by qadis according to the doctrine of another madhhab are invalid, since they cannot but be motivated by false and arbitrary personal views ( hawā bāṭil ). Later Hanafi jurists asserted that a qadi who is a muqallid may only

In: Shariʿa, Justice and Legal Order
Author: Rudolph Peters

by way of taʿzir . 58 3 Imprisonment In 1855 a certain Muḥammad ʿAlī was arrested on a charge of theft. In his home goods were impounded that he was accused of having stolen. The victim, Muḥammad Rifʿat Efendi, living in the Cairo Bāb al-Khalq quarter, accused him of having stolen

In: Shariʿa, Justice and Legal Order
Author: Zoltán Györe

population already seen in the previous war were repeated. It initiated a struggle in which an individual’s life meant nothing. A commander of the army in Transylvania, Count Jean Louis de Rabutin, issued an order according to which women and children from the settlements which did not pay the assessed tax

In: The Treaties of Carlowitz (1699)
Author: Rudolph Peters

1 Introduction Religions, traditionally, make sharp distinction between believers and others. This distinction is not only a theological one, referring for instance to salvation after death, but also affects life in this world, by assigning to non-believers a social and, sometimes

In: Shariʿa, Justice and Legal Order
Author: Rudolph Peters

), like the Gülşeni and the Mevlevi tekke , and over the tombs of saints. The tekkes that have been constructed for a crowd of dervishes, like the Gülşeni, the Mevlevi, the Bektaşi and similar tekkes must be abolished, the dervishes living there must be ejected, their places be taken over by

In: Shariʿa, Justice and Legal Order

did they perform for their employers? In this short article I will attempt to highlight the importance of a group of Ottoman participants in the Levant trade, as it was known in the West, that has received little attention so far. The aim is to shed light on every-day life interactions between

In: Ottoman War and Peace
Author: Rudolph Peters

detention. Transportation to Sudan was introduced as a punishment in the early 1840s. We do not have any details of prison life there, but the distance from home and the working conditions must have made life very hard for the inmates. The introduction of transportation was motivated by two factors. First

In: Shariʿa, Justice and Legal Order

timar s empowered a strong dynamic motivating campaign participation, for absence without leave meant risking the appearance of a candidate who would make sure that such an absence was recorded and assiduously seek to have the timar transferred to him. The discussion later in this section of the

In: Ottoman War and Peace
Author: Fabio Vicini

directed against those Muslims who do not show the same awareness of the present condition of society and do not share the same desire to reform it. Indeed, in their view, living a Muslim life in such a society requires a higher level of concern and commitment than that of previous generations, an aspect

In: Reading Islam