By Hulya Canbakal
This ebook bargains with social inequality and gear kinfolk in an Ottoman provincial city positioned within the Anatolian-Syrian frontier. It examines the altering styles of stratification and standing administration in the course of a interval of long term monetary development and political realignment in center-periphery kin. It makes a speciality of the assets and composition of the neighborhood elite, and modes of elite dominance in the course of the lenses of the town's courtroom documents, exploring the criminal strategy and practices of city illustration and govt as websites of day-by-day politics and elite strength.
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One might speculate that they even had a sense of community through the veneration of a common patron saint, Óàyik Baba, whose tomb was located on 57 A mid-seventeenth-century ﬁrman distinctly refers to Jews, but these are more likely to have been villagers. TKS Archive E9284/4, dated 1057/1647–48. For a reference to a Jewish cemetery in 1756. # 114/75, 1169/1756, in Güzelbey, G}MSÖ, 4: 67. 58 This could have been mura¢¢aßiye, as was the case for Armenians in parts of eastern Anatolia, or ispence, as was the case for most non-Muslims.
62 Armenian histories of the town shed an alternative light on this process however, arguing that Armenians were pushed out of their original neighborhood under uncertain circumstances. Melkonian, “Ecclesiastical and Religious Matters,“ 418–19, 430; and Kasuni, “The History of Aintab and its Environs,” 305–6. On the emergence of mixed neighborhoods, see Faroqhi, Men of Modest Substance, 38–39; Dror Ze"evi, An Ottoman Century: the District of Jerusalem in the 1600s (Albany: SUNY Press, 1996), 23.
Yüzyılda Kurulan Medreseler ve Vakıﬂarı,” in Cumhuriyetin 75. Yılına Arma