DYNTRAN Midterm Volume

Channels of Transmission: Family and Professional Lineages in the Early Modern Middle East

Edited by Sandra Aube Maria Szuppe

with the collaboration of Anthony T. Quickel

Table of contents:

Part 1: Shaping Family Identities

Noms de famille dans les oasis d’Égypte à l’époque ottomane,
Nicolas Michel

Legitimacy Through Female Lineage? The Role of In-Laws (aṣhār) in the Royal Mamluk Households of the Fifteenth Century,
Albrecht Fuess

Matrimonial Alliances and the Transmission of Dynastic Power in Kurdistan: The Case of the Diyādīnids of Bidlīs in the Fifteenth to Seventeenth Centuries,
Sacha Alsancakli — Award 2018 of the “Best Article in Kurdish Political Studies,” by the University of Central Florida, Department of the Kurdish Political Studies.

The Kujujī Poets: Families, Poetry and Forms of Patronage in Azerbaijan and beyond (Fourteenth to Seventeenth Centuries),
Christoph Werner

Part 2: Transmitting Skills and Knowledge

Skills and Style in Heritage: The Woodworker Faḫr al-Dīn and his Son ʿAlī in the Mazandaran (Iran, ca. 1440-1500),
Sandra Aube

Making Tools for Transmission: Mamluk and Ottoman Cairo’s Papermakers, Copyists and Booksellers,
Anthony T. Quickel

The Family and Professional Circle of Two Samarkand Calligraphers of Persian Belles-Lettres Around the Year 1600 (ca. 1010 AH),
Maria Szuppe

Some Aspects of Conversion Narratives in Late Safavid Iran and their Circulation: The Case of ʿAlī Akbar Armanī,
Alberto Tiburcio