the Drūz (الدُّرُوز)
An esoteric sect that deifies the Fāṭimī Caliph, al-Ḥākim Biʾamr Allah. It derives its beliefs from the IsmꜤīliyyah and was founded by Nishtikīn al-Durzī. It started in Egypt but then migrated to Syria. It keeps its beliefs and teachings secret and does not propagate them. It does not teach its beliefs to its own children until they attain forty years of age.