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Marriage

Will Hanley

in Identifying with Nationality: Europeans, Ottomans, and Egyptians in Alexandria

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177627
eISBN:
9780231542524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177627.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Marriage (and related questions of divorce, inheritance, custody, and maintenance) was the most important trigger of nationality law jurisprudence in Alexandria. Breakdowns in private life drove ... More


Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Tijana Krstić

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773171
eISBN:
9780804777858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773171.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book explores how Ottoman Muslims and Christians understood the phenomenon of conversion to Islam from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries, when the Ottoman Empire was at the height of ... More


Introduction: Turning “Rumi” Conversion to Islam, Fashioning of the Ottoman Imperial Ideology, and Interconfessional Relations in the Early Modern Mediterranean Context

in Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773171
eISBN:
9780804777858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773171.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book explores the process of conversion to Islam and how it was related to various aspects of gradual confessional and political polarization in the Ottoman Empire. Drawing on texts from the ... More


Toward an Ottoman Rumi Identity: The Polemical Arena of Syncretism and the Debate on the Place of Converts in Fifteenth-Century Ottoman Polity

in Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773171
eISBN:
9780804777858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773171.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the concept of syncretism—the conscious politics of religious synthesis promoted by specific social groups—in the Ottoman Empire and how it is related to the phenomenon of ... More


In Expectation of the Messiah: Interimperial Rivalry, Apocalypse, and Conversion in Sixteenth-Century Muslim Polemical Narratives

in Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773171
eISBN:
9780804777858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773171.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores how Muslims around the Mediterranean, including Ottoman converts to Islam, Shi'a Muslims, Ottoman learned men and mystics, the Ottoman sultan and his advisers, and even Spanish ... More


Illuminated by the Light of Islam and the Glory of the Ottoman Sultanate: Self-Narratives of Conversion to Islam in the Age of Confessionalization

in Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773171
eISBN:
9780804777858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773171.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines Ottoman self-narratives of conversion, focusing on five texts dating from the late sixteenth through the early eighteenth centuries. The texts have been attributed to Murad b. ... More


Between the Turban and the Papal Tiara: Orthodox Christian Neomartyrs and Their Impresarios in the Age of Confessionalization

in Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773171
eISBN:
9780804777858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773171.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Orthodox Christians, Protestants, and Catholics challenged conversion to Islam and martyrdom in the Ottoman Empire by producing and circulating neomartyrologies narrating the suffering and death of ... More


Everyday Communal Politics of Coexistence and Orthodox Christian Martyrdom: A Dialogue of Sources and Gender Regimes in the Age of Confessionalization

in Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773171
eISBN:
9780804777858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773171.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Drawing on neomartyrologies and legal sources, including fetvas (opinions of the Ottoman Empire's leading jurists), along with relevant sources from the Mediterranean region from the sixteenth to ... More


Conclusion: Conversion and Confessionalization in the Ottoman Empire Considerations for Future Research

in Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773171
eISBN:
9780804777858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773171.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book has explored conversion to Islam in the Ottoman Empire and considers avenues for future research. It has examined how “Islam” and the “Ottoman Empire” were defined and redefined in the ... More


Flight from Governmental Repression or Popular Violence

Robert Chazan

in Refugees or Migrants: Pre-Modern Jewish Population Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300218572
eISBN:
9780300240627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218572.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Beginning in the twelfth century, edicts of expulsion set in motion for the first time since early antiquity forced Jewish population movement. There have arguably been two further sources of ... More


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