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Ḏj̲azzār-Pas̲h̲a
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, Aḥmed, Pas̲h̲a of ʿAkkā, a Bosnian by birth, although he is said to have belonged to Widdin or Nis̲h̲, born about 1132 = 1720, was first of all in the service of the Grand Vizier Ḥakīm-Og̲h̲lū ʿAlī-Pas̲h̲a, whom he accompanied to Egypt, when the latter was entrusted with its administration for the second time; he then made the pilgrimage to Mecca. When on his return he found ʿAlī-Pas̲h̲a, who had in the meanwhile been dismissed, no longer there, he enlisted in the Mamlūks by selling himself to “Abd Allāh-Beg, one of ʿAlī-Beg’s Mamlūks (1168= 1755). When Kās̲h̲if of the province of Buhaira…

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Huart, Cl., “Ḏj̲azzār-Pas̲h̲a”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 28 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_2071>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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