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Issue no.50 /2000


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The note by editorial board    
Miniatures in islamic astrologic manuscript of Oriental Institute in Sarajevo    
On Arabic loanwords in the Serbo-Croat language    
Tabačica mosque in Mostar    
Hasan Kafi Pruščak    
Mostar in Turkish poetry of XVII century    
The idea of beautiful in the sources of Islam    
The Arabic-Islamic philosophy, its definiton and historical significance    
Two concepts of political philosophy: Ibn Rushd and Ibn Khaldun    
Poet Rahmi and his Qasida on Mostar    
Fadil Pasha's Qasida as an answer to Ziya-Pasha's Zafernama    
On the creation theory and the issue of nihilism in Arabic-Islamic philosophy    
Manuscript Ahval-i-Bosna by Muhamed Emin Isević (early 19th century)    
Frameworks and presuppostions of Mahgar literature    
Social, political, religious, literary and other aspects of the dervish orders in Yugoslav lands    
Translated Title: Social, political, religious, literary and other aspects of the dervish orders in Yugoslav lands
Publication: Contributions to Oriental Philology / Revue de Philologie Orientale (50/2000)
Author Name: Ćehajić, Džemal;
Language: English
Subject: Philology / Linguistics
Issue: 50/2000
Page Range: 297-318
No. of Pages: 22
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Summary: In the present paper the author throws more light on the social, political,
religious, literary, and cultural aspects of the dervish orders in the Yugoslav
lands at the time of Ottoman rule (XIV – XIX century), and especially in
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Kosovo, and partly in Serbia. It is well
known that the dervishes participated in the conquest of Yugoslav lands by the Turks, in the founding of settlement, the spreading of Islam, and in Islamic
oriental culture and literature. By way of illustration the present author discusses
the first missionaries: Ayni-Dede and Shamsi-Dede, dervish Khorasani
in Bosnia, and Meddah-Baba, who is considered the conqueror of Skopje. It
is well known that there was a coalition of Ottoman authorities and the
Orthodox Sufi orders: Mawlawi, Naqshibendi, Halveti, Qadiri, Rif’ai, and
others, whose institutions were founded mostly by the wealthy Ottoman
aristocracy, the chief representatives of the Ottoman authorities in these
parts, as well by the others, and that they were supported by rich endowments
However, the heterodox Sufi orders, the Khurufis, Khalendaris, Khaidaris,
Hamzawis, Bektashis, and others, and especially those with shii and alewi
tendencies, were in opposition to the Ottoman authorities and the Ottoman
social order. Some of them recognized the Shah of Iran as their lawful ruler,
whom them supported, and on whose behalf they rebelled. As an example of
this attitude, the present author describes the social and political situation and
the rebellious character of the Hamzawi in Bosnia and Herzegovina, at the
head of which Shaikh Hamza Bali stood in the 15th century (he was executed
in 1573, together with his twelve caliphs at Tahtakale in Istanbul). As an order
(brotherhood) the Hamzawis had an independent internal organization – courts
of law, and other things, and acted as an independent body within the Ottoman
Empire. In an uprising in 1582, the Hamzawis formed a government: Mehmed,
son of Hassan, was to be Sultan, Hussein-agha, the vizier, Memi, son of
Iskander – defterdar, Ali-Khavadja – qadi-asker, etc., and this government
was supposed to take over when the time came. Therefore they were executed
immediately, so that hardly any memory of them and their important representatives
remained in later epochs.
Ali-Fehmi Džabić as a critic of classical Arabic poetry    
Literary heritage of Bosnian Muslims written in oriental languages in light of European oriental studies    
The domestic and the oriental in the material cultutral heritage of Bosnian-Herzegovinian muslims    
“Bosnian” Turkish and its authenic features    
Works by Bosniaks in the field of logic in the Arabic language    
Ibn Arabis's cognitive theory    
The poet Ishak Telalović from Livno and his Tarih on the capture of Varad