Journal of Ottoman Calligraphy

Lectures & Editorials on Calligraphy

THE ARCHIVE OF ŞERİYE SİCİLLERİ (JUDICAL RECORDS)

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These records consist of decrees and pronouncements made by kadıs, or Muslim judges. These records of 27 İstanbul courts are housed in the archives of the office of the Müfti of Süleymaniye. There are a total of 9,883 records spanning the years from 1483 to 1924.

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Written by calligrapher

March 26, 2007 at 1:35 pm

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