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SULTAN. The title of the Turkish sovereign and other Mahometan princes.

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To satisfy these new demands, the later Mamluk sultans invested to an unprecedented extent in religious endowments (waqf) as a form of private bank that made the sultanic fisc independent of the official state budget and its institutions.
It is therefore a bit disappointing that the connections between the main expose on the sultanic and condominium eras is followed by only brief descriptions of the political developments in Darfur in the new millennium, as well as on those of the preceding period of state rule under the Sudanese Republic; these receive only a paragraph in the final conclusion.
If Erdogan's AK Party hopes to avoid a similar fate, it must not continue its march toward a latter-day Sultanic order.
In his paper, Yayla [2011] deals with a sultanic waqf, but in many parts of his paper, he does not make a clear distinction between the different types of waqfs.
Nearby the palace are the Saadian Tombs, largely forgotten until rediscovered in 1917 and the resting place of one Morocco's most powerful sultanic dynasties.
In his lecture, Safi argued that in the late 19th Century to early 20th Century, Arab and Muslim heads of state began to deviate from traditional Sultanic rule.
The penal law itself was a combination of the sharia, custom, and sultanic edicts." (p.
These led in turn to dissimilar outcomes: a decentralized Ottoman Empire with limited sultanic authority; and a more centralized, autocratic Russia, whose government had far greater control over resources and means of organized violence than its Ottoman counterpart.
Rhoads Murphey, in his Exploring Ottoman Sovereignty (Continuum, 2008), gets behind the norms that were once considered to reflect reality; he examines how sultanic power was manifested and reinvented across the centuries, striving to view each sultan as'a man in full'.
Sultanic scribes noted that the imperial kitchens daily served some 370 pounds of almonds washed down with 63 gallons of musk-scented rose water,.
Older members of the Sultanic family dominated him through his youth and into his early manhood.