Books tagged: ismailis

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The Assassins of Alamut
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,990. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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.
A Primer on a Shi’ite system for the mystical exegesis of the Qur’an by means of the Seven Great Letters as espoused by Abû Ya’qûb al-Sijistânî in his Kitâb al-Iftikhâr
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Price: $12.57 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
A primer on a Shi'te scheme for the Seven Greatest Letters of the Arabic alphabet - a system for the mystical interpretation of the Qur'an.
Dances with Spices
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Price: $8.80 USD. Words: 23,620. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Indian
Unique and delicious fusion of Indian, Persian & African cuisines. Edgar takes authentic family recipes and adds her own special touches to create beautiful, tantalizing dishes that are simplified for the modern kitchen.