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Dubrovnik Annals, No.7 August 2003.

Original scientific paper

Emin (Customs Officer) as Representative of the Ottoman Empire in the Republic of Dubrovnik

Vesna Miović

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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

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