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-Mahdiyya; 1881–99) was a war between the Mahdist Sudanese of the religious leader Muhammad Ahmad...
- The Mahdist State, also known as Mahdist Sudan or the Sudanese Mahdiyya, was a state based on a religious and political movement launched in 1881 by Muhammad...
- Mahdist or Mahdism may refer to: Mahdi, the prophesied redeemer of Islam Ansar (Sudan), followers of Sudanese self-proclaimed Mahdi, Muhammad Ahmad (1844–1885)...
- Bukhari and Muslim. Many orthodox **** theologians accordingly question Mahdist beliefs, but such beliefs form a necessary part of Shia doctrine. Although...
- the term dervish rather loosely, linking it to, among other things, the Mahdist uprising in Sudan and other rebellions against colonial powers. In such...
- 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...
- reference to this Mahdist-era black flag. Flag used during the Mahdist Revolt and in Mahdist Sudan (1881–1899) Banner used by the Mahdist Army; captured...
- control of the Sudan as far south as the Great Lakes region. In 1881 the Mahdist revolt broke out in Sudan and in 1882 the British invaded Egypt. Egypt...
- of territory lost by the Khedives of Egypt in 1884 and 1885 during the Mahdist War. The British had failed to organise an orderly withdrawal of Egyptian...
- deputy, Abdallahi ibn Muhammad took over the administration of the nascent Mahdist state. Following Ahmad's death, Abdallahi ruled as Khalifa. However, while...
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