Books tagged: alamut

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Al-Hashishiya Le Monde des Assassins
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 134,570. Language: French. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Hassan as-Sabbah naquit en 1044 à Qum, en Iran. D’une intelligence supérieure, il fut envoyé Ravy, où il fit la connaissance de Omar Khayyam et de Abd el-Kassim, qui deviendra Nizam el-Mulk, Il y suivit des études pour devenir Imam avant d’être convaincu par un prédicateur, que l’ismaélisme détenait la Vérité. Dès lors, il voua sa vie à défendre la doctrine ismaélienne.
Death Overflows - Ian Watson & Andy West
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012 by Palabaristas Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » General
The American agent has two masters and an alternate agenda. He isolates Abigail and Paul at a compound in Nebraska while plague begins to ravage a world unaware of their discoveries – until surprise rescue frees them to further risk their lives for deliverance. Can Abigail´s knowledge save several billion people from a ghastly death? For back in the 12th century, the Syrian doctor has succeeded.
Tongue of Knowledge - Ian Watson & Andy West
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 64,650. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012 by Palabaristas Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Supported by Assassins, the Syrian doctor struggles long in Ethiopia to control plague and preserve it as a weapon. Abigail finds herself robbing medieval tombs in Provence and Spain, hunting for the doctor´s mystical waters of death and of life. Betrayed and almost killed, she and her journalist companion Paul are saved by an American agent, as a modern-day Assassin begins to infect the world.
Assassins - Ian Watson & Andy West
Price: Free! Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Palabaristas Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » General
A mysterious medieval poem leads young historian Abigail LeClaire to the Middle East. Also into love, deadly danger and the displeasure of US authorities as she puzzles over how the fanatical Assassin cult of long ago might be connected to modern terrorism. Back in the 12th century a Syrian doctor of genius becomes obsessed with understanding the plague we know as the Black Death, and taming it.
The Assassins of Alamut
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,990. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Theology
The Assassins were a heretical Muslim sect. We think of them mostly in connection with political murder but there is much more to them than this. They had a remarkable philosophical system and their ideas were influential in Islam and even outside it. Here I tell their story, from their foundation at the end of the eleventh century to their downfall 150 years later at the hands of the Mongols.