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By Marios Hadjianastasis

Frontiers of the Ottoman mind's eye is a compilation of articles celebrating the paintings of Rhoads Murphey, the eminent student of Ottoman experiences who has labored on the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and sleek Greek experiences on the college of Birmingham for greater than twenty years. This quantity deals issues: the flexibility and impression of Rhoads Murphey is obvious right here in the course of the paintings of his colleagues, pals and scholars, in a suite of top quality and leading edge scholarship. Secondly, it's a testomony of the legacy of Rhoads and the CBOMGS on the planet of Ottoman reviews. the gathering contains articles overlaying themes as varied as cartography, city reviews and fabric tradition, spanning the Ottoman centuries from the past due Byzantine/early Ottoman to the 20 th century

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E. the proportion of villages where azade peasants are recorded out of the whole of villages with Muslim population. This consideration shows the phenomenon to be more common in the regions of Thessaly and Avret Hisar. ii. 62%. iii. The proportion of those azade, who are certainly identified as former slaves of another peasant, out of the whole of azade peasants. 84% for Thessaly and Avret Hisar. However, the concentration of most azade peasants in very few villages in the regions of Serres and Drama, allows us to detect more easily their former masters, for it is less possible for an azade’s former master to reside in another village, therefore to be undetectable.

In such a case we can be more or less certain that the consecutive registration shows the relation between the two persons as one of former master and his liberated slave. g. Hasan azade-i Ahmed, followed by Mustafa veled-i Ahmed, or vice versa. In this case both persons appear to be related to the same Ahmed, the one being his son, the other his former slave; Ahmed himself may not be present among the tax-paying registered persons, thus presumed to be deceased. Therefore, some cases of azade peasant records in the registers provide enough evidence to the occasional existence of slave-holding peasants, thus to the use in some extent of agricultural slave labour in private farming.

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