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 Fetâvâ-yı Minkarizâde
(661 words)

‘Fatwas of Minkarizâde’

Şeyhülislam Minkarizâde Yahya Efendi

Date: 1662-74

Original Language: Ottoman Turkish


Fetâvâ-yı  Minkarizâde is one of the major Ottoman Turkish fatwa collections, composed by Minkarizâde Yahya Efendi during his tenure as şeyhülislam between 1662 and 1674. Judging by the large number of extant manuscripts in various libraries (none of them has been published), we can safely assume that it was one of the more widely used f…

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Sisman, Cengiz, “ Fetâvâ-yı Minkarizâde”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>

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