Although pork was theoretically banned in the Ottoman empire, some trade continued - alongside trade in alcohol. One fatwa specifically claimed the resm-i hınzır (along with the resm-i arusane, a bride tax) should end; but the trade, and the tax on it, continued regardless - occasionally disguised as "gifts".
- ACCOUNTING METHOD USED BY OTTOMANS FOR 500 YEARS: STAIRS (MERDIBAN) METHOD. Turkish Republic Ministry of Finance Strategy Development Unit.
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