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ser-i cemʿiyyet

Dear listmembers,

in an iʿlam issued by a Kadi, i came across a formulation that i did not see before. It is  about a Kizilbaş, who is chracterized as "kendi halinde olmayub" and then - and that is the point my question is about - "ve ser-i cemʿiyyet olub".

Did anybody see this anywhere in other or similar contexts?

best regards


New publication by list member

I would like to announce a recent publication in the field of Ottoman slavery studies:

Slaves without Shackles: Forced Labour and Manumission in the Galata Court Registers, 1560-1572 (Berlin: Klaus Schwarz Verlag, 2014) by Nur Sobers-Khan. 

More information can be found on the publisher's website: http://www.klaus-schwarz-verlag.com/index.php?title=Nur+Sobers-Khan%3A+Slaves+Without+Shac...