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Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies

March 30, 2023 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thabit A.J. Abdullah (York University)

“Slavery as Depicted in the Sharia Court Records of Aleppo, 956-1027 AH / 1550-1619 CE”

Thurs., March 30, 2023, 4:00-6:00 pm
Natalie Zemon Davis Room, 2098 Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street

This presentation will discuss on-going work on the nature of slavery as revealed in the sharia court records of Aleppo. It will include statistical information on aspects such as regional origins, gender, prices, manumission, and runaways. It will also focus on a couple of interesting case studies and suggest some very preliminary conclusions.


March 30, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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