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Alawite History

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Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
The Truth Behind the History of the Necronomicon
I don't think there are many people out there who haven't heard of the Necronomicon and the dreadful things connected with it. We've all heard the theories about how it is a Satanist tool; actual copies of the book are bound in human skin and how you risk...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian

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practiced within the Sunni Muslim community throughout history. Sunni . The Assad family that effectively has ruled Syria since 1971 are Alawite.
Syria's Alawites and the Politics of Sectarian Insecurity: A
May 15, 2011 the phenomenon of sectarian insecurity. The Roots of Alawite Insecurity.
The Alawites and Israel
The Mythical Shia Crescent
The Alawites and many other minorities, wary of their history, flocked to Arabism as an antidote to religious persecution.
have thus stayed in power longer than any other dynasty in Moroccan history.

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Ghostly sect stalks Syria's future
The aggression and paranoia fuelling the horrors of al-Qabeer and Houla reflect the isolation, suspicion and secrecy embedded in Alawite history.

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Alawi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Al-Tabarani became the perfector of the Alawi faith through his numerous writings.
'Alawites in the Muslim World
Some think the Nusayri were descendents from the Nazerini in Syria Roman historian Pliny mentioned in History 5:23.
The Alawites of Syria
History. The Alawites origin and history is a mystery. They are believed to be descendants of people who lived in the time of Alexander the Great.
Alawi- Definition from Encyclopedia of the Middle East.
Alawi or Nusayri Religion of the Middle East: Are the Alawites
Mar 21, 2010 History of the 'Alawi Religion. The 'Alawis appear to have lived in the region at the time of Alexander the Great.

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