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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Sheik el-Islam

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one of the titles of the grand mufti of Constantinople, who is president of the Ulema or College of the Professors of the Mohammedan Law. "The title is supposed to have been assumed first by Mohammed II in 1453, when Constantinople became the seat of his empire.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Sheik el-Islam'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/s/sheik-el-islam.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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