Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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 Fetâvâ-yı Ebussuud
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Fetâvâ-yı Ebussuud

‘The legal opinions of Ebussuud'

Ebussuud ibn Muhammad ibn Mustafa el-İmâd, Hoca Çelebi

Date: Before 1574

Original Language: Ottoman Turkish


Ebussuud Efendi’s fatwas cover a variety of issues pertaining to the co-existence of Muslims and Christians. Although most are extant in manuscript form, a number are given in German translation in Horster, Zur Anwendung des islamischen Rechts, and in English translation in Imber, Ebuʾs-suʿud. In addition, M. Ertuğr…

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Kermeli, Eugenia, “ Fetâvâ-yı Ebussuud”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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