Christianity and Judaism in the Ottoman Empire
Under the Ottoman Empire, Christians and Jews were, in principle, tolerated, but polytheists were not, in accordance with Sharia law. In practice, the degree of tolerance varied by time and place.Ort...
Christian tattooing in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Christian tattooing in Bosnia and Herzegovina was a widespread custom among Roman Catholics during the Ottoman rule over Bosnia and Herzegovina (1463–1878) and up until the 20th century.
Croats wo...
Christian tattooing in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Wikipedia
Taxation in the Ottoman empire
Taxation in the Ottoman Empire changed drastically over time, and was a complex feudal patchwork of different taxes, exemptions, and local customs.
As the Ottoman Empire conquered new territories,...
Taxation in the Ottoman empire - Wikipedia
Timar
A timar was land granted by the Ottoman sultans between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, with a tax revenue annual value of less than 20 000 akçes. The revenues produced from land acted as comp...