«De son vivant, il a testé...». Témoigner des dernières volontés d'un défunt à Damas au XVIIIe siècle

Résumé : Since several decades, historical research on wills in the Occident has been based on corpuses of large size allowing a deep analysis of religious mentalities and transmission of estates. In the Muslim world, studies of the last wishes of people in medieval and modern eras are limited to a few monographs. Through forty legal documents drawn up in Damascus during four years (1137-1142/1725-1729), this article examines the nature of the legal steps of the testators or more often their relatives, the spirit and the circumstances in which they have faced death and the content of their last wills, between spiritual dispositions and legacy of material goods. It highlights the importance of testimony to 'make the dead speak' and the proximity of the will (waṣiyya) and the pious foundation (waqf) as legal instruments to dispose of one’s property and perform charitable works.
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Brigitte Marino. «De son vivant, il a testé...». Témoigner des dernières volontés d'un défunt à Damas au XVIIIe siècle. Turcica, Peeters Publishers, 2016, 47, pp.121-183. 〈http://poj.peeters-leuven.be/content.php?url=article&id=3164944&journal_code=TURC〉. 〈10.2143/TURC.47.03164944〉. 〈hal-01442268〉

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