By Dror Zeevi
In keeping with micro-level learn of the District of Jerusalem, this publication addresses the most the most important questions about the Ottoman empire in a time of predicament and disorientation: decline and decentralization, the increase of the amazing elite, the urban-rural-pastoral nexus, agrarian kinfolk and the encroachment of ecu economic system. while it paints a shiny photograph of lifestyles in an Ottoman province. by way of integrating courtroom checklist, petitions, chronicles or even neighborhood poetry, the e-book recreates a ancient international that, although lengthy vanished, has left an indelible imprint at the urban of Jerusalem and its atmosphere.
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The second aga is the su naziri, (supervisor of water supply). The third aga is the mimar basi, in charge of construction and repairs. The fourth is the mühendisbasi chief engineer). The fifth is the mu'temedbasi (chief purser). The sixth is the sarrafbasi, head of the money changers, who pays the ulema their yearly Sultanic grant. The seventh aga is the veznedarbasi (treasurer). The eighth is the subasi (in charge of public order). The ninth is the bazarbasi (market supervisor). The tenth is the sehir Kethüdasi (city deputy) and the eleventh is the bezazistan kethüdasi (deputy in charge of the inner market).
In 970 (1562–63) he was appointed governor of Egypt, a post he was deposed from three years later, in 973 (1565–66), perhaps because his patron Sultan Süleyman had died, and the new sovereign, Selim II, was reluctant to put his trust in the former tutor of Bayezit, his brother and rival. Mustafa Pasha died a short while later. His son, Ridwan Pasha, who gave his name to the dynasty, was made treasurer (defterdar) of Yemen, and later governor of Gaza, during his father's lifetime. In 972 (1564–65) he became governor of the province of Yemen, and was deposed two years later.
Bahram's sons and mamloks continued to rule the district of Nabulus alongside their Farrukh allies well into the second half of the seventeenth century. Another of the family's mamloks, Kiwan, was sent to Damascus, where he distinguished himself in the service of the governor. Kiwan's son was to become governor and amir alhajj in the 1670s. 8 Though no explanation is provided in biographies of the dynasty's ancestors, it is evident that they chose to make the city of Gaza their home and castle.
An Ottoman Century: The District of Jerusalem in the 1600s (S U N Y Series in Medieval Middle East History) by Dror Zeevi