Institut für den Nahen und Mittleren Osten



Travel and Artisans in the Ottoman Empire

Employment and Mobility in the Early Modern Era

Autoren/Herausgeber: Prof. Dr. Suraiya Faroqhi
Erschienen: 2014
Publikationsart: Publikationen / Bücher

It has often been assumed that the subjects of the Ottoman sultans were unable to travel beyond their localities - since peasants needed the permission of their local administrators before they could leave their villages. According to this view, only soldiers and members of the governing elite would have been free to travel. For more see