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Valley of the assassins

Leo Kessler

Valley of the assassins

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Published by Futura in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLeo Kessler.
SeriesStormtroop
The Physical Object
Pagination206p. :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15121025M
ISBN 100708814859


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Stark Price Range: $ - $   The Assassins (aka Nizari Ismailis), were a heretical group of Shiite Muslims who were powerful in Persia and Syria from the 11th century CE until their defeat at the hands of the Mongols in the midth century CE.

Secure in their fortified hilltop castles, they became infamous for their strategy of singling out opposition figures and murdering them, usually in knife.

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STARK, FREYA Madeline (b. Paris, 31 January ; d. Asolo, Italy, 9 May ), British travel-writer. Her book The Valley of the Assassins and Other Persian Travels belongs to the canon of English travel literature. She was born to parents who divided their lives between England and Italy. Hassan-i Sabbāh (Persian: حسن صباح ‎ Hasan-i Sabbāh) or Hassan as-Sabbāh (Arabic: حسن الصباح ‎ Ḥasan aṣ-Ṣabbāḥ) (full name: Hassan bin 'Ali bin Muhammad bin Ja'far bin al-Husayn bin Muhammad bin al-Sabbah al-Himyari) (c.

–) was the founder of the Nizari Isma'ili state and its fedayeen military group known as Order of : c.Qom, Iran. Assassins of Alamut Alamut Valley was the home for the followers of a small Muslim sect which could create the word and the idea of “assassins” in the world, once ruled in parts of Iran for almost two centuries.

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'Valley of the Assassins' is a spectacular and gripping wartime adventure story. It is perfect for fans of Chris Ryan, Andy McNab, Sven Hassel and Matt Lynn. "A classic wartime adventure from a master of the genre." - Tom Kasey, best-selling author of 'Trade Off'.Alamut (Persian: الموت ‎, meaning "eagle's nest") is a ruined mountain fortress located in the Alamut region in the South Caspian province of Qazvin near the Masoudabad [disambiguation needed] region in Iran, approximately km ( mi) from present-day Tehran.: 23 In AD, Alamut Castle was seized as a mountain fortress under the leadership of Hassan-i Sabbah, and until Architectural style: Iranian.