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Architecture and hagiography in the Ottoman empire: the politics of Bektashi shrines in the classical age

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Based on a thorough examination of buildings, inscriptions, archival documents and hagiographies, this book uncovers the political significance of Bektashi shrines in the Ottoman imperial age. It thus provides a fresh and comprehensive account of the formative process of the Bektashi order, which started out as a network of social groups that took issue with Ottoman imperial policies in the late fifteenth century, was endorsed imperially as part of Bayezid II's (r. 1481-1512) soft power polic...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Oriental Studies Faculty
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Pages:
1-199
Series:
Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Monographs
Publication date:
2012-11-21
URN:
uuid:2857571f-cd37-49da-a520-a5ec915b1807
Source identifiers:
311314
Local pid:
pubs:311314
ISBN:
978-1-4094-1106-2
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