A Dictionary of All Religions and Religious Denominations/Dursians

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*DURSIANS or Duruzians, a fierce people inhabiting the wilds of mount Libanus, and in the eleventh century engaged in the holy war. There is evidence, that they embraced the general profession of Christianity; but their peculiar tenets were kept so secret, that they cannot now be ascertained with certainty; it is probable however that they were Manicheans.[1]

Original footnotes[edit]

  1. Mosheim, vol. iv. p. 270.