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1618Holy wars  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Wars that take place, are described and legitimized as fought at God's command and on God's behalf. The participants in holy war, like the Crusades or Islamic holy war, are sanctified, and in case of death acquire the status of martyr for the faith.
SOURCE
  • Johnson 1997
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Tzedopoulos Giorgos (AA)
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https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/1618
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