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A History of Survival, a Search for Salvation. By the 14th century AD, European scholarship on the topic had not advanced much beyond the work and tales from the Crusaders. Two big citadels of IsmailisLambsar and Alamut castles, are in this area.

Nasir al-Din explained that submission could only come at the Imam’s orders and that he, as governor, was powerless to seek the Ismailis’ compliance. Akamut proved to be a alamu point for the destiny of Alamut Valley. Many of the other fortresses had already complied, therefore not only would Muqaddam’s resistance have resulted in a direct battle for the castle, but the explicit violation sanbah the instructions of the Imam, which would impact significantly on the Ismaili commander’s oath of total obedience to the Imam.

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Positioned atop a narrow rock base approximately m above ground level, the fortress could not be taken by direct military force. West of Alamut in the Shahrud Valley, the major fortress of Lamasar served as just one example of such a retreat. No trivia or quizzes yet. Their History and Doctrines.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Citadel of Alamut. Cataloguing a number of Ismaili texts, Ivanow provided the ground for great strides in modern Ismaili scholarship.

Intellectual life and scholarship flourished under the rule of Imam ‘Ala al-Din Muhammad. The conquest of the Ismaili castles was critical to the Mongol’s political and territorial expansion westward. Paperbackpages. The notion of the dar al-hijra originates from the time of the Prophet Muhammadwho fled with his supporters from intense persecution to safe haven in Yathrib.


In keeping with his principles of bridging the gaping relations between the Persian Ismailis and the broader Sunni world, Imam Jalal al-Din Hasan invited a number of religious scholars from the town of Qazvin to visit the castle’s library and burn any books they deemed heretical.

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Alamut. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Under the forty-year rule of the Imam Nur al-Din Muhammad, the doctrine of Alamuy was further developed and, consistent with the tradition of Shi’i Islam, the figure of the Imam was accorded greater importance.

Imam ‘Ala al-Din Muhammad was succeeded by his eldest son Imam Rukn al-Din Khurshah who engaged in a long series of negotiations with invading Mongols, and under whose leadership, the Alamut castle was surrendered to the Mongols.

In the context of their political uprising, the various spaces of Ismaili military presence kalesl on the name dar al-hijra place of refuge. There was still aalamut snow on the ground and the attacks proceeded, forcing Rukn al-Din to declare his surrender in exchange for his and his family’s safe passage. Modern works on the Nizaris have elucidated the history of the Nizaris and in doing so, dispelled popular histories from the past as legends.

View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: In CE, Hassan Sabbahthe leader of Ismailites in Iran, sabbau the Alamut region as his headquarters to campaign, preach and convert new followers.

While some escaped to neighbouring regions, the Ismailis who perished in the massacres following the capture of the Ismaili garrisons numbered nearlySahbah, the most significant factor in determining the defeat of the Ismailis at Alamut was the command by the Imam for the surrender of the castles in the valley. Jul 08, Melikan rated it really liked it. Ismaili Castles in Iran and Syria. At the Alamut fortress, the Mongol Prince Balaghai led his troops to the base of the castle, calling for the surrender alamkt the commander of Alamut, Muqaddam al-Din.


The Alamut castle therefore was only one of a nexus of strongholds throughout the regions where Ismailis could retreat to safety if necessary. See Wikipedia’s guide to writing better articles for further suggestions. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The Secret Order of Assassins: His deputy explained that illness had taken many of the castle’s workers and it was fortunate that other labourers were found from the neighbouring villages.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Esra rated it it was amazing Apr 05, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The valley’s western entrance is a narrow one, shielded by cliffs over m high. These living and visible proofs of the existence of the haaan Imams are known in Ismaili doctrine as hujjat proof.

An alliance with the caliph of Baghdad meant greater resources for the self-defence of not only the Nizari Ismaili state, but also hxsan broader Muslim world.

The result of over two centuries of Ismailite stronghold, the region witnessed numerous castles throughout, of which at least 20 “castles” dating back to this era have been identified.

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