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Freemasonry in the Ottoman Empire

Dorothe Sommer

Freemasonry in the Ottoman Empire

A hstory of the Fraternity and its ifluence in Syria and the Levant

by Dorothe Sommer

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freemasonry,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-303) and indexes.

    StatementDorothe Sommer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHS447.S9 S66 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 317 pages
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27222672M
    ISBN 101784536679
    ISBN 109781784536671
    OCLC/WorldCa1001916322, 962793302

    There is a general reaction to Freemasonry in the Islamic world. After Clement XII excommunicated Freemasonry in , under the pressure of his Christian subjects and with the approval of the “ulema” (Islamic theologians) who were thinking that “If the Pope declares that Freemasons arte atheists, there must be some truth in his words”, Sultan Mahmut I outlawed Freemasonry. 10 years after the excommunication of freemasonry by Clement XII in , Mahmud II came under the pressure from his Christian subjects and also the Muslim clergy to take similar action. It was thought that the Pope would not charge a fraternity with atheism in vain, and freemasonry was outlawed in the Ottoman Empire.

      Perhaps the most important Freemason (yet known by very few people) in the Ottoman Empire who shocked everyone by proclaiming himself the promised Messiah in the year and built a . turkey & the ottoman empire New and recent Titles Freemasonry in the Ottoman Empire. The Hejaz Railway and the Ottoman Empire. NEW. A History of .

      Freemasonry in the Ottoman Empire analyses the social and cultural structures of the Masonic network of lodges and their interconnections at a pivotal juncture in the history of the Ottoman Empire. The symbolic and historical dimension of the main founding archetypes of Freemasonry – the Orient with a special focus on Egypt – are at the core of this book, which aims to recover the red thread with which masons tie together Masonry and Oriental esotericism.


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She stresses that during the rule of the Ottoman Empire, freemasonry was actually one of the first institutions in what is now Syria and Lebanon which overcame religious and sectarian divisions.

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Ottoman Empire in the 19th and the 20th centuries were widely per-ceived as limited in the areas of mil-itary and the bureaucracy. However, transformation within the process of modernization in the structures of the Empire affected the general society as well.

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10 years after the excommunication of freemasonry by Clement XII, in Mahmud I, under the pressure of his Christian subjects and also the Muslim clergy, which thought that the Pope would not charge a fraternity with atheism in vein, outlawed freemasonry in the Ottoman Empire.

Freemasonry in the Ottoman Empire analyses the social and cultural structures of the Masonic network of lodges and their interconnections at a pivotal juncture in the history of the Ottoman Empire, making it invaluable for researchers of the history of the Middle East.5/5(1). This book by historian Dorothe Sommers looks at the development of Freemasonry in Ottoman territory through the 19th and early 20th century.

Sommers particularly focuses on masonic lodges in Syria, but she also refers to their general situation around the empire. Decline of the Ottoman Empire Difficulty of administering empire led to gradual decline; called the “sick man” of Europe in the 18th & 19th centuries Lost ability to maintain empire because of increasing power of Muslims & Christians Rulers became corrupt and raised taxes Inflation from Spanish bullion Lagged behind the West in warfare technology (they.

Freemasonry in the Ottoman Empire: a history of the Fraternity and its influence in Syria and the Levant / Dorothe Sommer. Format Book Published London: I.B. Tauris, Description xii, pages ; 23 cm. Uniform series Library of Ottoman studies ; Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subject headings. Freemasonry has adopted positivism like a religion along with other materialistic philosophies and begun a systematic campaign to impose them first on the intellectual elite, then on the masses in general.

Masonry's activities in the Ottoman Empire and later in Turkey must be considered from this perspective. The lodge acted like a propaganda. (). Dorothe Sommer. Freemasonry in the Ottoman Empire: A History of the Fraternity and its Influence in Syria and the Levant.

Asian Affairs: Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. Author: Peter Clark. Freemasonry entered the Ottoman Empire in the context of European economic and political intervention in the Middle East, and sectarian violence in Damascus and Mount : Myriam Ababsa.

Freemasonry in the Ottoman Empire Octo The June edition of popular history magazine “Derin Tarih” (Deep History) claimed to expose the “hidden history” of how Freemasonry played a key role in bringing down the Ottoman Empire.

Freemasonry in the Ottoman Empire analyses the social and cultural structures of the Masonic network of lodges and their interconnections at a pivotal juncture in the history of the Ottoman Empire, making it invaluable for researchers of the history of the Middle East.

Get this from a library. Freemasonry in the Ottoman Empire: a History of the Fraternity and its Influence in Syria and the Levant. [Dorothe Sommer]. This book is about the freemasons of the Ottoman Empire, especially in the areas of Tripoli, Beirut and Mount Lebanon around the 19 th and the beginning of the 20 th century.

The book analyses the masonic lodges and their social networks to provide an insight from their influence on.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. Slavery in the Ottoman Empire was a legal and significant part of the Ottoman Empire's economy and traditional society. The main sources of slaves were wars and politically organized enslavement expeditions in North and East Africa, Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and the has been reported that the selling price of slaves decreased after large military operations.their exchange between the Ottoman Empire and the West.

Nevertheless, Izmir appears to have been one of the first places where a lodge of freemasons was founded. Freemasonry flourished throughout Europe in the eighteenth century, despite repeated prohibitions File Size: KB.Object Moved This document may be found here.