Added: May 28, 2001 – Last updated: April 8, 2017


Author: Amira Sonbol

Title: Rape and Law in Ottoman and Modern Egypt

Subtitle: -

In: Women in the Ottoman Empire: Middle Eastern Women in the Early Modern Era

Edited by: Madeline C. Zilfi

Place: Leiden, New York, and Cologne

Publisher: Brill

Year: 1997

Pages: 214-231

Series: The Ottoman Empire and Its Heritage 10

ISBN-10: 9004108041 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 19th Century, 20th Century | African History: Egyptian History | Prosecution: Laws / Islamic Law


Link: Google Books (Limited Preview)


Author: Amira E. Sonbol, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown


  Rape in Islamic Law (p. 215)
  Rape and Shari'ah Courts in Ottoman Egypt (p. 219)
  Conclusions (p. 229)
  Bibliography (p. 231)
    Archival Sources (p. 231)
    Published Sources (p. 231)


Brummett, Palmira. International Journal of Middle East Studies 31(2) (May 1999): 304-307. – Full Text: Cambridge University Press (Restricted Access), JSTOR (Restricted Access)

Wikipedia: History of Africa: History of Egypt / Egypt Eyalet, History of modern Egypt | History of Asia: History of Turkey / History of the Ottoman Empire | Law: Sharia