The Sultan-Caliph and His Servants

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The Sultan-Caliph and His Servants
Episode 10 of The Ottoman Empire

2017
31 mins

Ottoman sultans played two roles: as sultan/warrior and as the caliph of Sunni Islam. Here, unpack the role of the sultan in the Ottoman Empire, including his relationship with the ulema (religious experts), his central...

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Kenneth W. Harl
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