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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Karmathians

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Originally a secret society of the Ismaîlis, developed into a religious and communistic sect, and waged a great peasants' war under successive leaders between A.D. 900 and 950; Mecca was captured 930; the movement of the Karmathians did much to overthrow the power of the Khalifate.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Karmathians'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/k/karmathians.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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