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Ottoman Suakin 1541–1865: Lost and Found

MICHAEL MALLINSON, LAURENCE SMITH, COLIN BREEN, WES FORSYTHE, and JACKE PHILLIPS

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0024
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The island town of Suakin (Ott. Sevvakin) was one of the major Red Sea ports and, for a short period, the capital of the Ottoman eyelet of Habes. It lies 60 kilometres south of present-day Port ... More


Final Discussion and Conclusions

Charles Le Quesne

in Quseir: An Ottoman and Napoleonic Fortress on the Red Sea Coast of Egypt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160097
eISBN:
9781936190027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160097.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The early history of Quseir Fort during the Ottoman period and its hinterland demonstrates the ephemeral nature of human settlement in the Eastern Desert. It is true to some degree, long-term ... More


Quseir: An Ottoman and Napoleonic Fortress on the Red Sea Coast of Egypt

Charles Le Quesne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160097
eISBN:
9781936190027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160097.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This volume presents the results of recent archaeological and historical studies of the Ottoman fort of Quseir, which was Upper Egypt's only direct outlet to the Red Sea at that time. Illustrated ... More


Historical Background

Charles Le Quesne

in Quseir: An Ottoman and Napoleonic Fortress on the Red Sea Coast of Egypt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160097
eISBN:
9781936190027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160097.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

During the Ayyubid and earlier Mamluk periods, Quseir al-Qadim, by some distance the closest port to Qus, was re-occupied after a break of a thousand years. Its key characteristics provide an ... More


Conclusion: The After-life of the Ibn ʿAbd al-Hādī Collection

Konrad Hirschler

in A Monument to Medieval Syrian Book Culture: The Library of Ibn 'Abd al-Hadi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451567
eISBN:
9781474476836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451567.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This conclusion argues that the Ibn ʿAbd al-Hadi book collection survived so well because it was marginal to scholarly practices in the following centuries. Few of its books made their way to the new ... More


Coptic Art During the Ottoman Period: Documentation of The Akhmimic Style

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 1: Akhmim and Sohag

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161223
eISBN:
9781617970450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161223.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the course of the 17th century, during the Ottoman period, significant innovations were introduced into Coptic art, which has led some scholars to speak of the “Akhmimic style.”. The Akhmimic ... More


The Alawis in the Ottoman Period

Stefan Winter

in The Alawis of Syria: War, Faith and Politics in the Levant

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458119
eISBN:
9780190618520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458119.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The history of the Alawis in the Ottoman period is usually presented as one of discrimination, impoverishment and constant persecution. This contribution, rather than relying on the narrative ... More


The Slave Trade from the Ottoman Period

Ismael M. Montana

in The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044828
eISBN:
9780813046419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044828.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 1 situates the book's study within a broad historical context by investigating how—after a long period of decline from the eleventh to fifteenth centuries—the slave trade was reintegrated ... More


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