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The Ottoman Law of War and Peace Viorel Panaite

The Ottoman Law of War and Peace

Viorel Panaite

Published October 4th 2000
ISBN : 9780880334617
Hardcover
240 pages
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This work addresses the Islamic notion of Holy War and its interpretation and application by the Ottoman Empire against Roman Principalities in the 15th to 18th centuries. Inextricably connected to Islamic law, the objectives of Islams Holy War areMoreThis work addresses the Islamic notion of Holy War and its interpretation and application by the Ottoman Empire against Roman Principalities in the 15th to 18th centuries. Inextricably connected to Islamic law, the objectives of Islams Holy War are starkly distunguished from those of mere war with the sword, where military actions are determined by political interests and economic gain.