Alamut takes place in 11th Century Persia, in the fortress of Alamut, where Alamut. By Vladimir Bartol Translated by Michael Biggins . Also in Scala Translation which transforms itself into a nightmare novel of the new century. Cover of the English translation of the novel. Alamut is a novel by Vladimir Bartol, first published in in Slovenian, dealing with the story of Hassan-i. Summary: “Alamut takes place in 11th Century Persia, in the fortress of Alamut, Wikipedia: Read associated articles: Alamut ( novel), Vladimir Bartol.

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Yes there are plenty of similarities: See your message here. When it was originally published, the novel was sarcastically dedicated to Benito Mussolini. I highly recommend it if you’re interested in the history of the real assassin order. As you point out, the novel seems quite interesting and well researched.

The subject matter 9138 something to do with it: This contribution has not yet been formally edited by Britannica. I don’t wnglish where you could find an ebook, but I’m sure there’s a hard copy in your local library or bookstore.

Alamut (The novel that inspired Assassin’s Creed)

He orders a pair of fedayin Yusuf and Suleiman to kill themselves; Suleiman by stabbing himself, Yusuf by jumping off a tower. It’s a great book!

Views Read Edit View history. Alamut Ebook in English Forums. Alamut is a novel by Vladimir Bartolfirst published in in Sloveniandealing with the story of Hassan-i Sabbah and the Hashshashinand named after their Alamut fortress.

Links, articles, or video are appreciated. Also, Masyaf is mentioned in the Alamut book and Alamut is mention in the AC book, so Ubi had to use the book as their inspiration aswell and to TrueStoic: To the aoamut, i have not read yet, seem to be worth time.


Another interpretation compares the Hashshashin to modern-day terroristsparticularly islamists and Hassan-i Sabbah to their leaders.

Articles such as this one were acquired and published with the primary aim of expanding the information on Britannica. I first discovered it after AC1 came out and thought I could give it a try and it was definitely worth it. Burroughs found fascination within the story of Hassan-i-Sabbah and included the motto, “Nothing is true; everything is permitted”, and many references to the work in his post-modern novel, Naked Lunch and The Nova Express.

The Seattle Times: Books: “Alamut”: Faith, rage and fanaticism — in the 11th century

Charles Dickens, English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian era. Retrieved from ” https: The time now is If this email address is not valid, or you no longer have access to it, you can update your account details at https: After the siege, Hassan orders ibn Tahir to go and kill the grand vizier of the Seljuk sultan Nizam al-Mulk. The fight for the Seljuk throne begins. Needless to say, I fangirled all over the place when I found something at least slightly similar to the game like the leap of faith, for example, or a weapon which sort of resembled the hidden blade and many other little things like these here and there.

Alright so looks like imgona have to dig up my ol’library card Thank You for Your Contribution! Halima also commits suicide when she learn she will never be with Suleiman whom she fell in love with. Internet URLs are the best. I bought the physical copy of the book a while ago. Moreover, some of the fedayin fall in love with hourisand Hassan unscrupulously uses that to his advantage.


AlamutEnglish translation by Michael Biggins, Published by: Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Hassan wants to take revenge for al-Mulk’s treachery against him long ago.

Some of the soldiers are captured and Hassan decides to demonstrate his power to them. Although only a few of his works are still read,…. Fedai are expected to obey orders without demur and forfeit their lives if necessary.

Wasn’t that the original inspiration for the AC series anyway? The militia of heaven” seems to be promising as well Actually doing a bit of research, on Vladimir Bartol, has plagued me with a question. I’m sure if you can’t go there, you know someone who can go get if for you. Upon hearing of his success, Hassan informs Miriam that Ibn Tahir is likely dead as a tranlation of discovery, Miriam commits suicide from her disillusionment.

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