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Emin (Customs Officer) as Representative of the Ottoman Empire in the Republic of Dubrovnik
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The Osmanlis and the Ragusans alike recognized emin as an unofficial Ottoman consular representative to the Republic of Dubrovnik, authorized to act as a witness, interrogator, and judge. Emin’s presence facilitated trade and business arrangements between the Ottoman and the Ragusan subjects, but also contributed to the early settlement of disputes.
Dubrovnik; Ottoman Empire; emin; consul; customs