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Author(s) : Andrianopoulou Konstantina (6/11/2008)
Translation : Nakas Ioannis

For citation: Andrianopoulou Konstantina, "Cibali",
Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Constantinople
URL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=11469>

Τζιμπαλί (2/11/2009 v.1) Cibali (6/2/2009 v.1) 



The holy water (as well as the sacred place from where the water spurts), which the faithful drink, sprinkle or wash themselves in order to be healed.

board of schools
The board of schools (ephoreia) consisted of members either elected by the community or nominated by a commission. They were authorized to supervise the proper functioning of the educational institutions.

dragoman of the fleet
Office of the Ottoman administration, which used linguists among the citizens, as to all positions of dragomans (interpreters). The dragoman of the fleet had his see at the Kesim-Pasha in Istanbul, which hosted the administration of the fleet as well. He was engaged mainly to issues concerning the islands of the Aegean Sea, which belonged to the jurisdiction of kapudan-pasha. The most famed dragoman of the fleet was Nikolaos Mavrogenes, who, after about 30 years in duty, ascended the office of the potentate of Vallachia. The last dragoman of the fleet Nikolaos Mourouzis was assassinated in 1821 and the office was abolished.

Office that combinbed judicial, notarial and administrative duties. The kadi, who held court at the kaza's seat, registered all legal acts and documents in the court's codices (sicil). The kadi passed judgement based on the saria (the holy law of Islam), taking also into consideration the kanun (sultanic law) and the customary law (örf). Resort to his court had all the subjects of the Empire. The kadi had also administrative duties, which he performed in collaboration with the officials of the kaza., and he had to supervise tax collection.

Postelnikos was an office in the Danubian Principalities. His duties were equivalent to those of the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

wakf (vakif)
A foundation, a grant of land or other source of income, including tax revenues, which was considered to be dedicated according to the sacred law (şeriat) and was used for religious and charitable purposes.


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