Get An Ottoman Century: The District of Jerusalem in the 1600s PDF

By Dror Zeevi

ISBN-10: 0791429164

ISBN-13: 9780791429167

In response to micro-level examine of the District of Jerusalem, this booklet addresses the most an important questions in regards to the Ottoman empire in a time of difficulty and disorientation: decline and decentralization, the increase of the striking elite, the urban-rural-pastoral nexus, agrarian family members and the encroachment of eu economic climate. even as it paints a brilliant photo of existence in an Ottoman province. by means of integrating court docket checklist, petitions, chronicles or even neighborhood poetry, the publication recreates a historic global that, even though lengthy vanished, has left an indelible imprint at the urban of Jerusalem and its atmosphere.

Show description

Read or Download An Ottoman Century: The District of Jerusalem in the 1600s (S U N Y Series in Medieval Middle East History) PDF

Similar turkey books

Virginia Maxwell's Lonely Planet Istanbul (City Guide) PDF

“This magical assembly position of East and West has extra top-drawer sights than it has minarets (and that’s a lot). ” –Virginia Maxwell, Lonely Planet Author

Our Promise
You can belief our commute details simply because Lonely Planet authors stopover at the areas we write approximately, every variation. We by no means settle for freebies for confident assurance so that you can depend on us to inform it love it is.

Inside This Book

1 professional author
5 strolling tours
7 hamams
32 pages of maps
77 most sensible restaurants
Feature assurance of most sensible sights
Range of making plans tools
In-depth backgrounds on Istanbul’s structure

Umut Uzer's Identity and Turkish Foreign Policy: The Kemalist Influence PDF

Turkey's international coverage is mostly represented as basically peaceable, utilizing international relations and multilateralism within the solution of its conflicts with different states. the following, Umut Uzer bargains an important corrective to this usual research by means of revealing the Kemalist impression in Turkey's kingdom ideology. This outlined the identification of the country as Turkish, embracing either Turkish and Turkic peoples as "Turks," and leading to duties in the direction of Turks dwelling past its borders and a extra engaged international coverage that ranged from declarations of help for ethnic relatives open air Turkey to outright takeover of territory.

Istanbul & Surroundings Travel Adventures - download pdf or read online

If, like me, you're a bit bored with the ethnocentric social remark that turns out to come back with yes popular guidebooks then you definately might do worse than do this one. basic to take advantage of, good written and actual, i discovered it valuable and could not fault any of its strategies nor descriptions. — Yurt (Amazon reviewer) Turkey is so varied it may well virtually be defined as a continent instead of a rustic.

Read e-book online Battleground Gallipoli PDF

Gallipoli tells of the disastrous crusade at Gallipoli in 1915 whilst the allies didn't knock Turkey out of the struggle. With then and now images the ebook offers specified old descriptions of the world and the occasions, all of that allows you to entice the armchair historian and the intrepid customer to the websites.

Additional info for An Ottoman Century: The District of Jerusalem in the 1600s (S U N Y Series in Medieval Middle East History)

Example text

Another possible motivation, and one that seems closer to the truth, is the fear of a resurgence of the Crusades, or of a premeditated Christian attack on the city. A major cause for concern in the eyes of the Ottoman government at the beginning of the century was the aspiring young Lebanese amir, Fakhr al­Din al­Ma'ni (the Second). A letter sent by Pindar, the English ambassador in Istanbul, in 1614 echoes this Ottoman concern. At that time Ottoman agents reported that the rebellious amir, who found shelter in the court of Tuscany in Italy, prepares to gather a fleet and return to the Lebanon, where he will recruit an army, and set out to conquer Palestine and Jerusalem.

Muslims resided (or at least bought and rented houses) in all quarters. The sijill contains numerous sales deeds in which Jews and Muslims, including some wealthy notables of the local elite, buy houses in Jewish neighborhoods, either from Jews or from other Muslims. No limitation was imposed on Christians or Jews wishing to buy houses in Muslim neighborhoods, but most preferred the safety of their own communities. 48 Page 24 As in the city of Aleppo a century later, people had close ties with their neighbors, cooperating in law suits against "immoral" residents of the quarter or corrupt officials, but in contrast to the seemingly structured Aleppine quarter, in Jerusalem this communal action did not correspond to any administrative unit.

The governor of a province (vali, beylerbey) was, in addition to his other duties, a regiment commander in the sipahi corps. When called to the flag, a governor and his sipahis were expected to join the march of the imperial army and wage war against the empire's enemies. Until the mid­sixteenth century, two main sources supplied the empire's military and administrative manpower. One was the devsirme (literally, "gathering"). Every few years the sultan dispatched his troops to Christian villages in the Balkans and in Anatolia, to look for promising youths who would constitute the empire's future elite.

Download PDF sample

An Ottoman Century: The District of Jerusalem in the 1600s (S U N Y Series in Medieval Middle East History) by Dror Zeevi

by Robert

Rated 4.10 of 5 – based on 48 votes