For two centuries, the original Assassins held the Middle East in a perpetual grip of terror

Nour, Sherif
October 2002
Military History;Oct2002, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p10
Provides information on the group of assassins called Hashashin which held the Middle East in a perpetual grip of terror from the 11th to the 12th century established by Hassan-Bin-al-Sabbah. Recruitment and training of members; Description of a secret garden where members were trained; Method of assassination; List of great leaders assassinated by the group; Destruction of the group by the Mongols.


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