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Those 20 papers discover old notions and stories of adolescence round the Mediterranean, from prehistory to past due antiquity. they're grouped into sections on households; Socialization and Enculturation; Rituals and existence Transitions; Gender and illustration; Burial; Commemoration; and early life and the Classical culture. The participants come from a variety of diversified disciplines, together with paintings background, archaeology, classical philology, and actual anthropology.

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The matter could be as important as international diplomacy or as seemingly insignificant as addressing a complaint by a local artisan. There are numerous examples of entries detailing ecclesiastical administrative matters as well. Specific examples from the Mühimme Defterleri, from Stephan Gerlach’s Tagebuch, the patriarchal chronicles, and even a letter by a patriarchal tax collector detailing his journey with population figures and statistics on clergy serve as the basis for this chapter. The last part and Chapter 5 demonstrates how the Ottoman state, Greek Orthodox prelates, and certain members of the Greek economic elite cooperated with each other in order to exploit the institution of the church and its holdings as an economic resource.

Inalcik, “The Policy of Mehmet II Toward the Greek Population of Istanbul,” 240. 15 Zachariadou, “Ta Logia kai o Thanatos tou Louka Notara,” 144–146. This is a good review of the various versions of the death of Notaras. Kritovoulos’ description is preferred, however. Zachariadou accepts Notaras’ legacy of facing death heroically, and creating him as an ethnomartyr. 16 Inalcik, “The Policy of Mehmet II toward the Greek Population of Istanbul,” 240. 17 Asiq-Pasha-zade, Vom Hirtenzelt Zur Hohen Pforte, trans.

The most visible and powerful Greek in this period was Michael Kantakouzenos. The impact of Kantakouzenos and others like him influenced the way in which the Church conducted its business within the Greek community and with the Ottoman state. This chapter also considers how “corruption” and “scandal” became a part of the working vocabulary of the Greek community describing the sixteenth-century Church. Finally, the Church will be considered as an Ottoman fiscal institution that existed in an Ottoman social context.

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