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The Druze Religion In the Middle East are many religions The most found religions are Muslim Christianity and Judaism One religion you will most likely not hear about is the religion of the Druze It is a very secretive and small religion Not many documents and information on this practice are released to people outside the religion The Druze are known for their belligerence and independence The Druze religion is a small old unique and mysterious practice The history of the Druze is old and unlike any other religion The religion was established around 1017 in Egypt and North Africa when the sixth Fatimid caliph al-hakim bi-Amrih Allah declared himself the incarnation of God Druze Microsoft p1 However even before 1017 ideas and increase of the new religion had begun Hamzah ibn Ali converted Muhammad ad-Darazi a Shii missionary from which the religion got its name Adams p1 Muhammed al-Darazi preached the new religion to the people of Lebanon and was reportedly killed for letting people practice wine drinking and sexual excesses After al-Darazis death Hamzah made new fundamentals of the new sect with the help of many others on many sacred works In 1021 al-Hakim Hamzah was supposedly murdered but his followers believed that he had gone into hiding and would return again for his first appearance in a thousand years MZH p1061 After the religion had been established it moved into Syria and Lebanon In 1860 a war broke out between the Druzes and the Christians The British supported the Druze and the French supported the Christians Over 15000 Christians died In 1861 a Christian governor general set up an autonomous system of government in Lebanon where the people lived in prosperity and relative tranquility until 1918 HZH p1061 After World War I the Atrash family gained possibilities of seizing control of an area that was controlled by Jabar ad-Duruz The French were supporting the Druze but could eventually not control
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