Imaret importance in the waqf system of the Ottoman empire in the XIV-XVII centuries

  • A. S. Makarevych
Keywords: endowment, waqf, imaret, Ottoman Empire

Abstract

This paper aims at analysing the role and place of imarets in the waqf system of the Ottoman Empire in the XIVXVII centuries. The main argument focuses on the fact that the waqf system has provided all the essential services at no cost to the state. In the article the author is analyzing the ways of the formation and functioning of the imaret complexes in the Ottoman Empire in as well as its special influence in the state. Also it is mentioned about the role of imarets in the process of urbanization and islamisation policy that targets the new lands.

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Published
2020-12-01
How to Cite
Makarevych , A. S. (2020). Imaret importance in the waqf system of the Ottoman empire in the XIV-XVII centuries. Zaporizhzhia Historical Review, 2(45), 147-150. Retrieved from https://istznu.org/index.php/journal/article/view/839