Alevi Geography

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It is a historical fact that Alevi settlements are con-centrated more in remote mountainous areas in contrast to Sunni communities generally settled

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Martyrdom in Alevism

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Alevis understand their historical origin with the saying ‘allegiance with the oppressed (mazlum)’ and ‘standing up to the tyrant (zalim)’. They seal

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Alevi Cosmology

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Alevi cosmology understands the relation between god, the cosmos and humanity as a unity. Hallacı Mansur explains this philosophy as follows,“There is

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What is Alevism?

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Alevism: Alevis are the second largest belief community in Turkey. However language, belief and eth-nic background are not registered in the national

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