Karmathians

Karmathians or Carmathians (kärmā'thēunz) , a Muslim sect of the 9th and 10th cent., similar to the Assassin sect. They were part of a movement for social reform that spread widely through Islam from the 9th to the 12th cent. They were organized according to initiation and illum...
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Karmathians

The Karmathians were once a powerful Islamic sect, founded in Iraq by Hamdan Karmat during the 9th century. They adopted the doctrines of the Ismailis, and introduced communism among his rapidly increasing flock. Missionaries were trained to spread his creed, and one of them, Abu Said, gained a strong hold on the people of the Persian Gulf. The cal...
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