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The Assassins. Holy Killers of Islam.

The islxm Islam which underpinned his political activities derived from careful philosophical reasoning, and his thought and powers of argument were recognised and admired even by Hasan’s enemies in Persia. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Add to wishlist E-mail a link to this book. Dima marked it as to-read Dec 17, From the turn about two kilometres before the roundabout at the eastern end of Qazvin on the modern Tehran to Tabriz road, to the point at which even today cars must be exchanged for mules, is ninety-six kilometres of rough, rock-strewn track which the presence of killlers still renders dangerous, and which requires about three hours driving.

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Today, the use of good dirt tracks and motorised vehicles has rendered the journey relatively fast: A sect of such long and curious history deserves to be known for more assassons acts of assassination, and it is in terms of their longevity as a sect and their importance as part of the ‘history of ideas’ within Islam that this study was written. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.


Cream cloth with slight toning to edges, dustwrapper has minor edge wear. This is the last of the books in this never-ending series of books, games, spin off series and more, that I actually made it through. The Assassins have had a bad press. Tabah marked it as to-read Oct 31, From this extraordinary fortress, Hasan-i Sabbah ruled the castles of the Assassins for assaseins years.

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In this event, there may be a slight delay in shipping and possible variation in description. A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another supplier. The area inside is more a fortified village than a castle, with the remains of living quarters, mosques, work-rooms, underground rooms and water cisterns and irrigation channels cut through solid rock. Drew Kunz added it Jun 10, True, maybe, or at any rate a convenient way to knock out aspiring assassins so they could be transported all unknowing into the Old Man’s garden and wake up surrounded by what looked like Paradise, sort of a carrot for the joys to come should they fulfill their mission.

Yet the modern term ‘assassin’ derives its origin from this sect. An engrossing history of the Assassins, from their rise in the twelfth century under the dynamic leadership of Hasan-i Sabbah and Rashid al-Din Sinan the Old Man of the Mountains to their defeat, decline and eventual re-emergence in India in the nineteenth century.


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The very inaccessibility of the site renders plausible the fact that the original castle was probably built about AD by religious refugees from the Abbasid caliphs. Guillermo marked it as to-read Mar 04, Today, the sect is represented by that extraordinary religious leader, the Aga Khan, whose immediate ancestors were quite as unusual in their own way as Hasan-i Sabbah – from whose successor as Grand Master he claims direct descent.

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They is,am eclipsed Piers Anthony’s Xanth which took many decades to write. The Antichrist is Born The Regime: Perhaps it was from this that the initial fear stemmed? Aquarian Press; 1st Edition edition 24 Sept.