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206 Again, for no reason at all, part of the timar of the sipahi of the village of Streli was taken away from him and given to another sipahi's son. 207 Other circumstances surrounding the transfer of timars were in conflict with legislation-such as the issuing of documents regarding the transfer. From the registers, we can conclude that the regulations regarding the granting of ted

Of the timar, which are always expressed in akqebecause they are well known. Only certain data, which make it unequivocally clear that the timar could not be regarded as a territory, but rather as a revenue, will be introduced. A certain proportion of the lands in Asia Minor were organized in the maliklme-divanz system even before their conquest by the Ottomans. That meant that both their possession and a portion of their feudal rent belonged to the vakif (in its capacity of malik), and the remainder was collected by the government.

168 / Up to 1,000 akqe From 1,000 to 2,000 akqe From 2,000 to 3,000 akqe From 3,000 to 4,000 akqe From 4,000 to 5,000 akqe From 5,000 to 6,000 akqe From 6,000 to 7,000 akqe From 7,000 to 8,000 akqe From 8,000 to 9,000 akqe From 9,000 to 10,000 akqe Over 10,000 akqe 1 timar 3 timars 7 timars 16 timars 7 timars 4 timar:s 3 timars 6 timars 1 timar 1 timar 2 timars Consequently, at that time there were fifty-one timars in the Sofia area, thirty-four of which had an income of up to 5,000 akqe, and seventeen, up to and exceeding 10,000 akqe.

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