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Iltizam

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Type of tax farming practiced in Egypt and the Ottoman Empire. Tax farms were assigned to holders who paid fixed annual sums to the empire's central treasury in exchange for use of the...

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Iltizam

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Type of tax farming practiced in Egypt and the Ottoman Empire. Tax farms were assigned to holders who paid fixed annual sums to the empire's central treasury in exchange for use of the...

See overview in Oxford Index

<i>iltizām</i>

Marlé Hammond.

in A Dictionary of Arabic Literary Terms and Devices

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 129 words.

1. A literary concept or movement, translated roughly as ‘commitment’, which rose to prominence in the Arab world in the

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Iltizam

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 101 words.

Type of tax farming practiced in Egypt and the Ottoman Empire. Tax farms were assigned to holders who paid fixed

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The All-Holy Tax Farmer

Tom Papademetriou.

in Render unto the Sultan

February 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); History of Religion. 15956 words.

This chapter examines the economic function of the Greek Orthodox Church hierarchy in the Ottoman imperial system. It also explores the administrative activities of the Imperial Divan and...

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Render unto the Sultan

Tom Papademetriou.

February 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); History of Religion. 272 pages.

The received wisdom about the nature of the Greek Orthodox Church in the Ottoman Empire is that Sultan Mehmed II re-established the Patriarchate of Constantinople as both a political and a...

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Ottoman Tax Farming and the Greek Orthodox Church

Tom Papademetriou.

in Render unto the Sultan

February 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); History of Religion. 18080 words.

This chapter compares and contrasts the ecclesiastical tax farm with the principles of Ottoman tax farming, in general. It considers why the needs of the Ottoman state made tax farming...

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Timar

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Turkish; same as Arabic iqta. Right granted to free cavalrymen to collect taxes directly in return for their military service in the Ottoman Empire; taxes from land grants paid to support...

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Iqta

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

System for paying off political debts during the Abbasid caliphate that involved tax collection and has been compared to the European fief. Developed further by Buwayhids in Iran and Iraq...

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The Brotherhood’s Art of Recruitment

Khalil al-Anani.

in Inside the Muslim Brotherhood

November 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 5215 words.

This chapter provides an extensive account of the Brotherhood’s recruitment tactics and mobilization strategy. It answers the question How does the Brotherhood select and recruit its...

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