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Carbonari


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(Ital., ‘charcoal-burners’).

A secret political society which emerged in Italy in the early 19th cent. They utilized Christian symbolism but rejected Divine revelation and looked to natural religion as a sufficient basis for virtue and brotherhood.

Subjects: Christianity — World History.


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