Ep 2 pt 2 of 3 - Mountain of Fire

38m | Mar 29, 2021

“The inhabitants [of Nablus] are most proud of it, and think there is no place in the world equal to it.”

These words were spoken by a priest traveling through the holy land in the Ottoman era. Between the 16th - 18th centuries, Nablus was unquestionably the economic heart of Ottoman Palestine. Join me as I discuss the unique social arrangements that made this city so special.

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