The Assassins A Radical Sect In Islam

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  • Title: The Assassins A Radical Sect In Islam
  • Author: B Lewis
  • ISBN: 2286009961
  • Page: 345
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  1. While reading two books on Richard Lionheart, Frank McLynn s RICHARD AND JOHN and James Reston s WARRIORS OF GOD, I came across the story of Sinan, the head of a hashish cult called the Assassins, an organization capable of doing, in real life, what the godfather had done in film fiction with the horse s head Both Richard and Saladin were so terrified of him that they did everything in their power to placate the old man One of many Sultans, upon awakening, found a dagger on his pillow so warned, [...]


  2. There is no doubt Mr Lewis is an expert in Islamic studies He does not has a patronizing tone towards Muslims or Islam, which makes this book a non partial attempt at one of the most interesting aspects of Islamic history.This book starts off with the background of the era in which it is placed Then it moves towards the minority sect within Islam called Shism Shias or people who claim that Hazrat Ali, fourth Caliph of Islam, should have been the 1st caliph In later chapters he provides insight i [...]


  3. No wonder many hate Bernard Lewis in my homeland but still read his books If we could write about the medieval history of Europe for instance with this clarity and skillfull scholarship but with storytelling mastership and spread it among people and consultants the same way, Europeans would ve left with no stomach to feel superior about their own civilisation again.Good scholarship and deep balanced research pursuing only the truth in this era of great changes in the mideast My advice to those [...]


  4. Bernard Lewis has a long history of providing excellent reviews of major themes of Islam to Western readers This is another such example.Lewis produced this volume in 1967 His trademarks in scholarship, including a focus on primary sources and a deep knowledge of the language and history of the region, allows him to create a vivid picture of the religious sect in Muslim history, weeding out the myths that have surrounded the Assassins since the 11th century.The Assassins were a radical offshoot [...]


  5. Truth be told I bought this because I m an Assassin creed fan but after buying this for my kindle fire I could hardly put it down and I am loving everything i am reading with in it Lewis does a great job with giving information and reference on the assassins and their origin.