“Slavery as Depicted in the Sharia Court Records of Aleppo, 956-1027 AH / 1550-1619 CE”
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.
Thurs., March 30, 2023, 4:00-6:00 pm
Natalie Zemon Davis Room, 2098 Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street
Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations