Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies: Thabit A.J. Abdullah

When and Where

Thursday, March 30, 2023 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Natalie Zemon Davis Room
2098 Sidney Smith Hall (100 St. George Street, Toronto)


Thabit A.J. Abdullah, York University


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


Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies presents Professor Thabit A.J. Abdullah, York University.
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. 

* See the event poster: PDF iconAbdullah, SOTS 2023-03-30.pdf