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Author Aščerić-Todd, Ines

Title Dervishes and Islam in Bosnia : sufi dimensions to the formation of Bosnian Muslim society / by Ines Aščerić-Todd
Published Boston : Brill, [2015]


Description 1 online resource
Series The Ottoman Empire and its Heritage
Ottoman Empire and its heritage.
Contents Aims and Scope -- Islam in Bosnia -- History, historiography and political dimensions -- Bosnian Muslim society and dervish Orders -- Parameters, Sources and Methodology -- A note on 'syncretism' and 'heterodoxy' -- Conquest, settlement and town-formation in Ottoman Bosnia: The Sufi contribution to the early stages of the development of Bosnian Muslim society -- Dervishes and the Ottoman conquest of Bosnia -- The earliest tekkes in Bosnia -- Dervishes as founders of Bosnian towns -- Urban realities of Ottoman Bosnia: trade-guilds, tekkes and dervish traditions at the heart of city life -- Akhis, dervish orders and the religious character of Bosnian guilds -- Futuwwa documents futuvvetnames, secerenames and pirnames -- Guild punishments, ceremonies and festivities -- The Akhi-Baba -- The guilds and the state -- The guilds and the Islamisation process -- Political roles of Bosnian dervishes: the Hamzevis -- A dervish order or a socio-political movement? -- The heyday and end of the Hamzevi Movement -- The foundations of the Hamzevi Order: Hamza-Dede's tekke and Islamisation in the Tuzla Region
Summary In Dervishes and Islam in Bosnia, Ines Aščerić-Todd explores the importance of dervish orders and Sufism in the formation of Muslim society in the first two centuries of Ottoman rule in Bosnia (15th - 16th centuries C.E.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sufism -- Bosnia and Herzegovina -- History
Islam -- Bosnia and Herzegovina -- History
RELIGION -- Islam -- General.
SUBJECT Bosnia and Herzegovina -- History -- 1463-1878.
Subject Bosnia and Herzegovina
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789004288447