Рецензия на: Иванова К. Bibliotheca Hagiographica Balcano-Slavica. София: Академично издателство «Проф. Марин Дринов», 2008
The article is dedicated to the functioning of the law and local government system which was created by the Ottomans to control their Balcan lands. Local conflict management is considered in the multiethnic and multiconfessional environment. The paper also focuses on the synthesis of secular and Islamic traditions in Ottoman legislature, as well as the way law influenced the historical development of the Balcan nations.