Definition of Mahdist. Meaning of Mahdist. Synonyms of Mahdist

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Definition of Mahdist

Mahdist
Mahdism Mah"dism, n. Belief in the coming of the Mahdi; fanatical devotion to the cause of the Mahdi or a pretender to that title. -- Mah"dist, n. Mahdism has proved the most shameful and terrible instrument of bloodshed and oppression which the modern world has ever witnessed. --E. N. Bennett.

Meaning of Mahdist from wikipedia

- The Mahdist War (Arabic: الثورة المهدية‎ ath-Thawra al-Mahdī; 1881–99) was a war of the late 19th century between the Mahdist Sudanese of the religious...
- The Mahdist State, also known as Mahdist Sudan or the Sudanese Mahdiyya, was a religious and political movement launched in 1881 by Muammad Ahmad bin Abdullah...
- Mahdist or Mahdism may refer to: Mahdi, the prophesied redeemer of Islam Ansar (Sudan), followers of Sudanese self-proclaimed Mahdi, Muhammad Ahmad (1844–1885)...
- Ali Muhammad), founder of Bábism; Muhammad Ahmad, who established the Mahdist State in Sudan in the late 19th century; Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, founder of...
- Egyptian-held Khartoum by the Mahdist forces led by Muhammad Ahmad. Egypt had held the city for some time, but the siege the Mahdists engineered and carried...
- (1898–1955), and continued to exert great authority as leader of the Neo-Mahdists after Sudan became independent. The British tried to exploit his influence...
- represents the black flag of nationalists who fought colonial rule during the Mahdist Revolution, late in 19th century. Green represents Islam, agriculture and...
- deputy, Abdallahi ibn Muhammad took over the administration of the nascent Mahdist state. Following Ahmad's death, Abdallahi ruled as Khalifa. However, while...
- January 1885, at Abu Klea, Sudan, between the British Desert Column and Mahdist forces encamped near Abu Klea. The Desert Column, a force of approximately...
- the term dervish rather loosely, linking it to, among other things, the Mahdist uprising in Sudan and other rebellions against colonial powers. In such...
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