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Christians & Jews in the Ottoman Empire

Christians & Jews in the Ottoman Empire

The Functioning of a Plural Society

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Published by Holmes & Meier Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turkey,
  • Middle East,
  • History,
  • Religion,
  • Christians,
  • Congresses,
  • Jewish - General,
  • Jews

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBernard Lewis (Editor), Benjamin Braude (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8227764M
    ISBN 100841905207
    ISBN 109780841905207

      The Position Of Jews And Christians In The Ottoman Empire If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. In its last decade, the Ottoman Empire underwent a period of dynamic reform, and the revolution transformed the empire's 20 million subjects into citizens overnight. Questions quickly emerged about what it meant to be Ottoman, what bound the empire together, what role religion and ethnicity would play in politics, and what liberty, reform, and enfranchisement would look like.

    As monotheists, Jews and Christians have traditionally been considered " People of the Book," and afforded a special status known as dhimmi derived from a theoretical contract—"dhimma" or "residence in return for taxes". In Yemenite Jewish sources, a treaty was drafted between Muhammad and his Jewish subjects. The word Ottoman is a historical anglicisation of the name of Osman I, the founder of the Empire and of the ruling House of Osman (also known as the Ottoman dynasty). Osman's name in turn was the Turkish form of the Arabic name ʿUthmān (عثمان ‎). In Ottoman Turkish, the empire was referred to as Devlet-i ʿAlīye-yi ʿOsmānīye (دولت عليه عثمانیه ‎), (literally "The Currency: Akçe, Para, Sultani, Kuruş, Lira.

    The Ottoman Empire was a Turkish Islamic empire that existed from to In , the Ottoman Empire conquered Constantinople and thus the Byzantine Empire. Christians living in the Ottoman Empire were forced to pay a tax to the Muslim rulers. The Ottoman Empire was defeated by the allies in World War I. Much of its territory was divided between the United . Ottoman Empire. Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Empire. Edited by Benjamin Braude and Bernard Lewis. 2 vols. (New York, ); The Jews of the Ottoman Empire. Edited by Avigdor Levy (Princeton, NJ, ). 4 Muhammad Kurd-cAli, Khitat al-Sham [A Map of Syria]. 6 vols. (first published Damascus, –28, 2nd edn. Beirut, –72).File Size: KB.


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The classic work on this plural society, the two-volume Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Empire, offered seminal reinterpretations of the empire's core institutions and has sparked more than a generation of innovative work since it was first published in /5(2).

Christians & Jews in the Ottoman Empire: The Functioning of a Plural Society Hardcover – June, by Bernard Lewis (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 3 formats and editions5/5(1).

Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Empire 1st Ed. Edition Edition by Benjamin Braude (Author), Bernard Lewis (Editor)5/5(1). Christians And Jews In The Ottoman Empire: The Functioning Of A Plural Society. This two-volume set explores the history of Christians and Jews in the Arab provinces of the Ottoman Empire and how their identities as non-Muslims evolved over years/5.

This two-volume set explores the history of Christians and Jews in the Arab provinces of the Ottoman Empire and how their identities as non-Muslims. Masters explores the history of Christians and Jews in the Arab provinces of the Ottoman empire and how their identities as non-Muslims evolved over four hundred years.

At the start of this period, in the sixteenth century, social community was circumscribed by religious identity and non-Muslims lived within the hierarchy established by Muslim by: The classic work on this plural society, the two-volume Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Empire, offered seminal reinterpretations of the empire¿s core.

Benjamin Braude andBernard Lewis. For nearly half a millennium the Ottomans ruled an empire as diverse as any in history. Remarkably, this polyethnic and multireligious society worked. Muslims, Christians, and Jews worshipped and studied side. In order to understand the position of Jews and Christians during the era, their official statuses must be described.

They were considered Ahl al-Kitab, or “people of the book” (i.e. those who held monotheistic beliefs). 4 As such, their treatment may have differed from that of polytheistic believers under Ottoman rule, since Muslims accepted the “prophets” of.

They were not equal citizens of the empire, obviously. It was Sunni Muslims who dominated the empire. If you were a Christian, Jew, or Alawite or Shiite you were not treated equally. Tolerance differed from ruler to ruler during the empire.

They o. Synopsis This two-volume set explores the history of Christians and Jews in the Arab provinces of the Ottoman Empire and how their identities as non-Muslims evolved over four hundred years.

At the start of this period, in the sixteenth century, social community was circumscribed by. Metin Kunt --Foundation myths of the Millet system / Benjamin Braude --The rise of the Armenian patriarchate of Constantinople / Kevork B.

Bardakjian --Ottoman policy toward the Jews and Jewish attitudes toward the Ottomans during the fifteenth century / Joseph R. Hacker --The Greek Millet in the Ottoman Empire / Richard Clogg --The dual role.

5 Ottoman Policy Toward the Jews and Jewish Attitudes Toward the Ottomans During the Fifteenth Century 99 Joseph R. Hacker 6 The Greek Millet in the Ottoman Empire Richard Clogg 7 The Dual Role of the Armenian Amira Class Within the Ottoman Government and the Armenian Millet Hagop Barsoumian 8 Foreign Merchants and the Minorities in File Size: 1MB.

Christians & Jews in the Ottoman empire Benjamin Braude Published in in Boulder Colo) by Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc Introduction / Benjamin Braude -- Transformation of Zimmi into Askerîii / Metin Kunt -- Foundation myths of the Millet system / Benjamin Braude -- The rise of the Aremnian patriarchate of Constanti Cited by: 1.

Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Arab World: The Roots of Sectarianism Bruce Masters In contrast to many of the polemics and platitudes which are often offered up in popular debates, Masters provides a rich and complex description of interconfessional relations which were dynamic and changing.

Masters explores the history of Christians and Jews in the Arab provinces of the Ottoman empire and how their identities as non-Muslims evolved over four hundred years.

At the start of this period, in the sixteenth century, social community was circumscribed by religious identity and non-Muslims lived within the hierarchy established by Muslim law.

Under the Ottoman Empire's millet system, Christians and Jews were considered dhimmi (meaning "protected") under Ottoman law in exchange for loyalty to the state and payment of the jizya tax.

Orthodox Christians were the largest non-Muslim group. With the rise of Imperial Russia, the Russians became a kind of protector of the Orthodox Christians in the Ottoman Empire. Jewish Life. In the Ottoman Empire, Jews and Christians were considered dhimmi by the majority Arab population, which translates to "people of the pact".

Dhimmi refers to "those to whom the Scriptures were given and who believe not in God nor in the Last Day".

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