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 Sharʾabi's School

Pinchas Giller

in Shalom Shar'abi and the Kabbalists of Beit El

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328806
eISBN:
9780199870196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328806.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Beit El “school” consists of a particular lineage of sages, drawn from the Jews of the Orient, from Jerusalem to Aleppo and thence to Baghdad, with contributions from the “sages of Tunis.” ... More


Hamletizing the Arab Muslim Hero, 1964–67

Margaret Litvin

in Hamlet's Arab Journey: Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137803
eISBN:
9781400840106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137803.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines a related bid for political agency (1964–67): the pursuit of interiorized subjectivity as proof of moral personhood. As the Egyptian theatre grew more ambitious, playwrights ... More


John Verney: A Younger Son Enters the World of Commerce

Susan E. Whyman

in Sociability and Power in Late Stuart England: The Cultural Worlds of the Verneys 1660-1720

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250233
eISBN:
9780191697906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250233.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter shows how and why Sir Ralph's younger son John became a Levant Company merchant. It examines changing attitudes to trade after the Restoration and describes the life of an overseas ... More


Hezekiah Shabetai’s Struggle against Deposition in Aleppo

Yaron Harel

in Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes the attempts of the Francos in Aleppo to reassert their separateness from the community in order to exert pressure for the removal of Rabbi Hezekiah Shabetai from his position ... More


From Venice to Aleppo

G.J. GRÉLOT

in The Travels and Journal of Ambrosio Bembo

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249387
eISBN:
9780520940130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249387.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Bembo took advantage as best as he could with no little expense, of the services of an ingenious Frenchman who travelled with him and provided many drawings of towns, costumes, and other famous ... More


Epilogue

in The Culture of Sectarianism: Community, History, and Violence in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Lebanon

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520218451
eISBN:
9780520922792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218451.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the relationship between sectarianism and nationalism, underscoring its contention that sectarianism as an idea draws meaning only within a nationalist paradigm and hence ... More


The Julfan Trade Network II: The Mediterranean, Northwestern European, and Russian Networks

Sebouh David Aslanian

in From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266872
eISBN:
9780520947573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266872.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Western expansion made the Julfan merchant community an important bridge in the early modern period for economic and cultural encounters between the two great zones of the world economy, the ... More


Sense and Sadness: Syriac Chant in Aleppo

Tala Jarjour

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190635251
eISBN:
9780190635299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635251.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Sense and Sadness is a story of the living practice of Syriac chant in Aleppo, Syria. To understand and explain this oral tradition, the book puts forward the concept of the emotional economy of ... More


The Ayyubids: Their Two Queens and their Powerful Castrated Atabegs

Taef El-Azhari

in Queens, Eunuchs and Concubines in Islamic History, 661-1257

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423182
eISBN:
9781474476751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423182.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter analyse the coming to power of the first Sunni Queen in Islam. Dayfa Khatun, niece of Saladin in 1236. How she ruled Northern Syria, forming and leading a political-military pact. She ... More


The Consequences of the Destruction of Syrian Heritage on the Syrian Identity and Future Generations

Youssef Kanjou

in Testing the Canon of Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190673161
eISBN:
9780190673192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673161.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter is a lament on the tremendous material and human losses from war in Syria. Palmyra and the Old City of Aleppo are two disastrous examples. The sites of Mari, Ebla, and Emar have been ... More


A Commerce of Knowledge: Trade, Religion, and Scholarship between England and the Ottoman Empire, 1600-1760

Simon Mills

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198840336
eISBN:
9780191875915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840336.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

A Commerce of Knowledge: Trade, Religion, and Scholarship between England and the Ottoman Empire, c.1600–1760 tells the story of three generations of Church of England chaplains who served the ... More


Megiddo

DAVID R. WOODWARD

in Hell in the Holy Land: World War I in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123837
eISBN:
9780813134963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123837.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the British Egyptian Expeditionary Forces' (EEF) campaign in Megiddo in pursuit of Turkish forces. It describes General Edmund Allenby's strategy of making his breakthrough ... More


Shared Social and Juridical Meanings as Observed in an Aleppo ‘Marginal’ Neighborhood

Zouhair Ghazzal

in Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165405
eISBN:
9781617971358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165405.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter details the various aspects of urban informality and methods of property registration in informal settlements in Aleppo, as well as the tribal codes that govern social relations in these ... More


First Signs of Westernization

Yaron Harel

in Syrian Jewry in Transition, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113652
eISBN:
9781800340244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113652.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the perception of the eighteenth century that nurtures the seeds of change for the Ottoman Empire and applies to the Syrian Jewish community. It recounts the arrival of Italian ... More


The Jewish Population of Syria

Yaron Harel

in Syrian Jewry in Transition, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113652
eISBN:
9781800340244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113652.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter compares and contrasts the large Jewish communities of Aleppo and Damascus in nineteenth-century Syria, as well as their distinctive features that affect the nature and speed of its ... More


An Era of Transition

Yaron Harel

in Syrian Jewry in Transition, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113652
eISBN:
9781800340244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113652.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyzes the Jewish minority in Syria in 1840, when the Damascus affair took place and ended when economic disaster overtook Damascus Jewry. It outlines profound changes in Ottoman ... More


Interconnections

Nick Wilding

in Galileo's Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226166971
eISBN:
9780226167022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226167022.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

From 1608 to 1611, Sagredo was Venetian Consul in Aleppo, Syria. While he claimed in a letter to Galileo that he found it impossible to do any natural philosophy there, he did, in fact, take ... More


Sadkah Houssin’s Struggle for Control over the Baghdad Community

Yaron Harel

in Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the struggle between the nasi (president) of the Jewish community of Baghdad — a figure of the old order who joined with the local Torah scholars in order to create a united ... More


Raphael Solomon Laniado and the Struggle in Aleppo against the Inheritance of the Rabbinate

Yaron Harel

in Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the conflict within Aleppo's Jewish community that ostensibly revolved around the issue of inheritance of rabbinic office but was actually about the authority of the chief ... More


The Saga of Raphael Kassin: From Ḥakham Bashi in Baghdad to Reform Rabbi in Aleppo

Yaron Harel

in Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyses the upheaval created by Rabbi Raphael Kassin both in his community of origin, Aleppo, and in Baghdad. Kassin's arrival in Baghdad in 1846 marks the beginning of a new chapter in ... More


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