Secret societies

2017-07-27T18:39:48+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Brethren of Purity, Tugendbund, Free Officers Movement (Egypt), Confraternity, Secret society, Leaderless resistance, Satanism, Organisation Consul, Thuggee, Sicarii, Vehmic court, Conspiracy of the Equals, Bulgarian Secret Central Revolutionary Committee, Gadianton robbers, Cabal, Germanenorden flashcards Secret societies
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  • Brethren of Purity
    The Brethren of Purity (Arabic: اخوان‌الصفا‎‎ ikhwãn al-safã; also The Brethren of Sincerity) were a secret society of Muslim philosophers in Basra, Iraq, in the 8th or 10th century CE.
  • Tugendbund
    Tugendbund, or League of Virtue was a quasi-Masonic secret society founded in June 1808, in order to revive the national spirit of Prussians after their defeat of Napoleon.
  • Free Officers Movement (Egypt)
    The Free Officers (Arabic: حركة الضباط الأحرار‎‎ Ḥarakat aḍ-Ḍubbāṭ al-ʾAḥrār) were a group of nationalist officers in the armed forces of Egypt and Sudan that instigated the Egyptian Revolution of 1952.
  • Confraternity
    A confraternity is generally a Christian voluntary association of lay people created for the purpose of promoting special works of Christian charity or piety, and approved by the Church hierarchy.
  • Secret society
    A secret society is a club or an organization whose activities, events, and inner functioning are concealed from non-members.
  • Leaderless resistance
    Leaderless resistance, or phantom cell structure, is a social resistance strategy in which small, independent groups (covert cells), including individuals (a solo cell called a "Lone Wolf"), challenge an established institution such as a law, economic system, social order, government, et cetera.
  • Satanism
    Satanism is a group of ideological and philosophical beliefs based on the character of Satan.
  • Organisation Consul
    Organisation Consul (O.C.) was an ultra-nationalist force operating in Germany in 1921 and 1922.
  • Thuggee
    Thuggee or tuggee (Hindi: Nepali ठग्गी ṭhaggī; Urdu: ٹھگ‎; Sanskrit: sthaga; Sindhi: ٺوڳي، ٺڳ‎; Kannada: ಠಕ್ಕ thakka) refers to the acts of Thugs, an organised gang of professional robbers and murderers.
  • Sicarii
    The Sicarii (Modern Hebrew: סיקריים siqari'im) were a splinter group of the Jewish Zealots who, in the decades preceding Jerusalem's destruction in 70 CE, heavily opposed the Roman occupation of Judea and attempted to expel them and their sympathizers from the area.
  • Vehmic court
    The Vehmic courts, Vehmgericht, holy vehme, or simply Vehm, also spelt Feme, Vehmegericht, Fehmgericht, are names given to a "proto-vigilante" tribunal system of Westphalia in Germany active during the later Middle Ages, based on a fraternal organisation of lay judges called “free judges” (German: Freischöffen or French: francs-juges).
  • Conspiracy of the Equals
    The Conspiracy of the Equals (French: Conjuration des Égaux) or Society of the Panthéon was a faction within the French Revolution led by François-Noël Babeuf.
  • Bulgarian Secret Central Revolutionary Committee
    Bulgarian Secret Central Revolutionary Committee (BSCRC) was a Bulgarian revolutionary organization founded in Plovdiv, then in Eastern Rumelia on February 10, 1885.
  • Gadianton robbers
    The Gadianton robbers (/ɡæd.iː.ˈæn.tʌn/), according to the Book of Mormon, were a secret criminal organization in ancient America.
  • Cabal
    A cabal is a group of people united in some close design together, usually to promote their private views or interests in an ideology, state, or other community, often by intrigue, usually unbeknown to persons outside their group.
  • Germanenorden
    The Germanenorden (Germanic or Teutonic Order, not to be confused with the medieval German order of the Teutonic Knights) was a völkisch secret society in early 20th-century Germany.