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Twilight of the SaintsEveryday Religion in Ottoman Syria and Palestine$

James Grehan

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199373031

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373031.001.0001

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Appendix C: Christian and Jewish Infrastructure in Ottoman Syria and Palestine (c. 1870)

Appendix C: Christian and Jewish Infrastructure in Ottoman Syria and Palestine (c. 1870)

Source:
Twilight of the Saints
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

The rows list the region. The columns list respectively the number of villages in the district, followed by those of churches, monasteries, and synagogues.

Region

Villages

Percentage of non- Muslim Households

Churches (kilise)

Monasteries (monastir)

Synagogue (havra)

Damascus (liva of)

1 Damascus

13.0

25

0

1

2 Ghuta

28

0.9

1

0

0

3 al-Marj

43

0.0

0

0

0

4 Wadi al-`Ajam

44

3.4

1

0

0

5 Wadi Barada

27

6.8

1

0

0

6 Iqlim Ballan

22

14.2

0

0

0

7 Jabal Qalamun

a Yabrud

1

27.5

2

0

0

b Jabal Qalamun

38

12.7

11

4

0

Rural subtotal

193

8.6

16

4

0

Baalbek (kaza of)

1 Baalbek

37.8

2

0

0

2 Baalbek (nahiye of)

63

45.8

19

2

0

3 Biqa` al-Sharqi

32

15.6

8

0

0

Rural subtotal

95

37.6

27

2

0

Hasbaya (kaza of)

1 Hasbaya

1

55.8

0

0

0

2 Hasbaya (kaza of)

18

71.5

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

19

69.3

0

0

0

Rashaya (kaza of)

16

43.1

0

0

0

Western Biqa`

1 Ma`laqa

1

100.0

6

2

0

2 kaza

22

40.7

18

1

0

Rural subtotal

23

51.4

24

3

0

Jerusalem (liva of)

1 Jerusalem

56.8

27

0

8

2 Zayd

24

5.1

1

1

0

3 Bani Mazza ve Bani Salim

12

7.9

0

1

0

4 Bani Malik

23

0.0

0

0

0

5 Hasan

9

5.8

1

2

0

6 Wadi

10

71.4

4

11

0

7* (nahiye)

17

7.4

1

2

0

8* (nahiye)

21

10.2

1

0

0

9 Gaza

a Gaza

2.4

1

1

0

b Khan Yunus (nahiye of)

14

0.0

0

1

0

10 Majdal

7

?

0

0

0

11 Gaza

34

0.0

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

171

9.5 (minus Majdal)

9

18

0

Jaffa (kaza of)

1 Jaffa

22.8

3

2

0

2 Jaffa (nahiye of)

11

0.0

0

0

0

3 Lydda (nahiye of)

a Lydda

22.8

1

0

0

b nahiye

18

0.0

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

29

0.0

1

0

0

Ramle (kaza of)

1 Ramle

27.0

3

2

0

2 Villages

32

0.0

0

0

0

Hebron (kaza of)

1 Hebron

6.7

2

0

0

2 Hebron (nahiye of)

14

0.0

0

0

0

3 `Ammar

5

0.0

0

0

0

4 Bayt Jerin

12

0.0

0

0

0

5 `Arqub

21

0.0

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

52

0.0

0

0

0

Beirut (liva of)

1 Beirut

62.9

35

0

0

2 Sidon

28.1

5

3

0

3 Marji`un

15

79.7

15

1

0

4 Juba`

42

33.4

13

0

0

5 Iqlim al-Shumar

44

0.4

0

0

0

6 Shaqif

40

2.2

3

0

0

Rural subtotal

141

27.3

31

1

0

Tyre (kaza of)

1 Tyre

34.9

3

0

0

2 Ma`raka

15

0.0

0

0

0

3 Qana

26

10.2

0

0

0

4 Hawnin

25

1.2

0

0

0

5 Tibnin

66

19.6

12

0

0

Rural subtotal

132

13.3

12

0

0

Tripoli (liva of)

1 Tripoli

20

8.9

11

6

0

2 Villages

36

25.7

2

0

0

3 Daniyya

31.3

0

0

0

4 Tartus

a Tartus

5

11.3

3

0

0

b Villages

61

61.4

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

32.6

16

6

0

Latakia (kaza of)

1 Latakia

22.5

7

0

0

2 Khadiyya

75

84.0

0

0

0

3 Bahluliyya

44

100.0

0

0

0

4 Bayir

23

20.5

0

0

0

5 Bujaq

30

56.4

0

0

0

6 Sahyun

53

34.5

0

0

0

7 Jabal al-Akrad

121

47.9

0

0

0

8 Bayt al-Shalf

113

100.0

0

0

0

9 Mahalib

47

100.0

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

506

70.1

0

0

0

Qal`at Jabla

1 Jabla

1

0.0

0

0

0

2 Jabla (nahiye of)

36

92.5

0

0

0

3 Samt Qibli

59

100.0

0

0

0

4 Bani `Ala

22

100.0

0

0

0

5 Qardaha

68

100.0

0

0

0

6 Marqab

a Qal`at Marqab

1

1.3

0

0

0

b Marqab (nahiye of)

43

48.5

0

0

0

7 Zamrin

35

89.4

0

0

0

8 Khawabi

a Qal`at Khawabi

1

0.0

0

0

0

b Khawabi (nahiye of)

82

93.7

0

0

0

9 Qadmus

a Qadmus

1

0.0

0

0

0

b nahiye

58

100.0

0

0

0

10 Dahr al-Gharb

58

100.0

0

0

0

11 Jurd al-`Aliqa

30

100.0

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

495

83.0

0

0

0

‘Akkar (kaza of)

1 Qabula

1

100.0

1

0

0

a Villages

51

53.4

4

0

0

2 Qita`

40

26.4

0

0

0

3 Darib

57

74.4

1

0

0

Rural subtotal

149

55.9

6

0

0

Safita (kaza of)

1 Safita

1

0.0

0

0

0

2 Villages

365

53.7

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

366

50.4

0

0

0

Acre

1 Acre

x

28.3

5

2

0

2 Sahil

19

43.6

0

0

0

3 Shaghur

15

29.9

9

0

0

Rural subtotal

34

36.6

9

0

0

Haifa (kaza of)

1 Haifa

51.3

6

2

0

2 Ruha

19

0.0

0

0

0

3 Sahil

15

0.0

0

0

0

4 Jabal

7

47.7

1

0

0

Rural subtotal

41

7.4

1

0

0

Nazareth (kaza of)

1 Nazareth

79.9

8

0

0

2 Nazareth (kaza of)

21

15.6

6

0

0

3 Shifa ‘Amr

17

37.2

9

1

0

Rural subtotal

38

25.3

15

1

0

Safad (kaza of)

1 Safad

48.1

1

0

10

2 Jabara

25

26.6

2

0

0

3 Jabal

13

44.9

7

0

0

Rural subtotal

38

43.0

9

0

0

Tiberius (kaza of)

1 Tiberius

49.8

1

0

13

2 Shifa Wughur

7

0.0

0

0

0

Hama (liva of)

1 Hama

8.0

3

0

0

2 Villages

119

38.1

2

0

0

3 Misyaf and Jabal

a Kalbiyya and Jurd

b Misyaf

c Qal`at Misyaf

1

0.0

0

0

0

d nahiye

39

100.0

0

0

0

4 Khurud

a Kafrun

1

85.0

0

0

0

b Khurud

42

87.5

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

202

57.6

2

0

0

Homs (liva of)

1 Homs

29.4

4

0

0

2 Villages

45

18.3

6

0

0

Hisn al-Akrad (kaza of)

1 Qal`at Hisn

1

7.6

0

0

0

2 Villages

123

76.1

0

0

0

3 Wadi al-Nasara

27

100.0

0

0

0

4 İki Kapılı

a İki Kapılı

1

35.8

1

0

0

b nahiye

7

43.0

8

0

0

Rural subtotal

159

71.1

9

0

0

Hawran (kaza of)

1 Basra

1

0.0

0

0

0

2 Hawran (nahyie)

11

57.1

4

0

0

3 Azra`

a Azra`

1

60.5

2

0

0

b Villages

69

32.5

8

0

0

4 al-Jidur

24

0.0

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

106

26.2

14

0

0

al-Qunaytra (kaza of)

1 `Ayn Fit

1

3.8

0

0

0

2 al-Shi`ra

4

58.9

2

0

0

3 al-Julan

20

6.6

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

25

24.6

2

0

0

Jabal al-Druze (kaza of)

1 al -Suwayda

1

1.0

0

0

0

2 Villages

54

99.9

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

55

88.2

0

0

0

Balqa (liva of)

1 'Nablus (Balqa)

8.9

3

0

0

2 Mishariq Nablus

20

0.0

0

0

0

3 Mishariq al-Jirad

28

3.0

1

0

0

4 Jima`in Awwal

23

2.6

1

0

0

5 Jima`in Thani

25

0.0

0

0

0

6 Wadi al-Shi`ir

20

1.2

0

0

0

7 Shi`rawiya Sharqiyya

21

3.4

4

0

0

8 Shi`rawiya ‘Arabiyya

8

0.0

0

0

0

9 Bani Sa`b

28

0.6

1

0

0

Rural subtotal

173

1.5

7

0

0

Jenin (kaza of)

1 Jenin

2.4

0

0

0

2 Shifa Qibli

12

1.5

0

0

0

3 Shifa Shamli

13

0.0

0

0

0

4 Shifa Gharbi

14

0.9

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

39

0.8

0

0

0

`Ajlun (kaza of)

1 `Ajlun

1

0.0

0

0

0

2 Bani Jahmur

13

0.8

0

0

0

3 Bani `Abik

13

19.4

0

0

0

4 Wasitira

12

2.6

0

0

0

5 Kura

14

4.5

0

0

0

6 Jabal Dam`irad

8

9.8

0

0

0

7 Sarw

16

3.4

0

0

0

Rural subtotal

77

6.7

0

0

0

Salt (kaza of)

1 Salt

33.3

4

0

0

2 Villages

12

0.0

0

0

0

(*) Illegible.

Source: Salname-yi Vilayet-i Suriye, no. 3 (1287/1870–71).

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