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By Abdul Rahim Abu Husayn

The historical past of Ottoman Lebanon within the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries has, beforehand, acquired simply the main constrained awareness. What paintings has been performed has been established upon restricted neighborhood and eu literature. because the first paintings to make certain stories and large use of Ottoman chancery records, The View From Istanbul serves to fill many gaps within the ancient checklist. How did the Ottomans run their empire? How did they view Lebanon? What have been their top matters within the sector? each one part is prefaced via a brief advent that areas the files in ancient context and analyzes their content material and scope.Published by way of I.B.Tauris in organization with the Centre of Lebanese reports

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20 Mid-Shawwal 1105/June 1694 Copy to the NDGÕs, the notables of the vilayet and the [other] men of affairs (LúHUOHUL) in the eyalet of Aleppo, and to the deputy governor (mütesellim) of Aleppo, the zaims and timariots of the eyalet of Aleppo, and the alaybeyis, to proceed together. Thus written. MD 105, No. 21 Mid-Shawwal 1105/June 1694 Copy to the NDGÕs, the notables of the eyalet and the [other] men of affairs (LúHUOHUL) in Tripoli, Salamiyah, Jablah, Baalbek, Hama, Homs, [BLANK], [BLANK] and [BLANK], to proceed together.

12. Griswold, 83. 13. P. Carali, Fakhr ad-din II, Principe del Libano, e la Corte di Toscana: 1605–1635 (Rome, 1936), vol. 1, 117, as quoted in Griswold, 83; hereafter, Carali. 14. Griswold, 82–3. 20 The View from Istanbul schemes. 15 From their point of view, the Druze emir had the special advantage of being on excellent terms with the Maronites in his territory and its neighbourhood; and the Maronites, as Uniate Christians who also had a presence in Cyprus, could be readily counted upon to support Roman Catholic projects for conquest in the Levant.

Griswold, The Great Anatolian Rebellion, 1000–1020/1591–1611 (Berlin, 1983). 11. F. Braudel, The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II (New York, 1973), 1103; hereafter, Braudel. 12. Griswold, 83. 13. P. Carali, Fakhr ad-din II, Principe del Libano, e la Corte di Toscana: 1605–1635 (Rome, 1936), vol. 1, 117, as quoted in Griswold, 83; hereafter, Carali. 14. Griswold, 82–3. 20 The View from Istanbul schemes. 15 From their point of view, the Druze emir had the special advantage of being on excellent terms with the Maronites in his territory and its neighbourhood; and the Maronites, as Uniate Christians who also had a presence in Cyprus, could be readily counted upon to support Roman Catholic projects for conquest in the Levant.

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