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a.1.Pertaining to a sultan.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Freely was a very regular churchman, but at the Oyster Club he was sometimes a little free in his conversation, more than hinting at a life of Sultanic self-indulgence which he had passed in the West Indies, shaking his head now and then and smiling rather bitterly, as men are wont to do when they intimate that they have become a little too wise to be instructed about a world which has long been flat and stale to them.
In the Middle East, Ottoman memories are back, feeding the sultanic ambitions of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Other attempts to reorganize the financial system of the Mamluk state in that time of transition during the eighth/fourteenth century are treated in detail in chapters three and four, namely, the creation of a private sultanic fisc independent of the official state budget.
Chris Vaughan, Darfur colonial violence, sultanic legacies and local politics, 1916 -1956.
Academics, including Randy David, have coined a term for this style - sultanic rule.
His appeal at the end of the day may act as a check to his 'sultanic' powers that he will definitely accumulate come 2019 because whatever he is, Erdogan won't in the end go for an all-out divisive stand and alienate Turkish society and its political system because of his stake in both.
But, upon consolidating their power in Constantinople, Ottoman rulers quickly moved toward establishing a Sultanic order that contradicted its progressive origins -- and weakened it from within.
As a result, emboldened by his surprising victory, Erdoy-an is now laying the ground for a national referendum to achieve his ultimate objective: a sultanic presidential regime.
Ankara's strong-arm stance against Kurdish separatist may "succeed in attracting back nationalist voters who were frustrated with Erdogan's sultanic posturing," said Eissenstat.
Additionally, some Ottomanists would argue that the existence of sharia (religious law) and kanun (sultanic law) in the Ottoman Empire is also a form of separation of religion from law--an important discussion missing in the book.
Rather than surrender the Islamic cloak to the likes of Ghazi al-Attabani and the other 'loud' intellectuals of the Islamic Movement seeking a future apart from the NCP, the President's gamble is to approbate the 'Islamic' trademark and popularise it under his sultanic authority, a strategy that his hitherto freed his power from the eclectic 'internationalism' of Hassan al-Turabi and the machinations of his lesser heirs.