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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Alright so looks like imgona have to dig up my ol’library card Interested in participating in the Publishing Partner Program? Of course, could depend on where you live Meanwhile, the Seljuk army besieges Alamut.

When it was originally published, the novel was sarcastically dedicated to Benito Mussolini. Another fedai kills the Englidh Sultan and the Seljuk trnaslation dissolves. Theodora Sutcliffe Learn Fnglish in these related Britannica articles: It’s a great book! Yet there is much, much more to this novel than politics and religion.

This contribution has not yet been formally edited by Britannica. Ibn Tahir stabs the vizier, but, before he passes away, the vizier reveals the truth of Hassan’s deceptions to his murderer. And since it was used by the developers when making AC1 then it must be good. Note that i have no answers regarding Ebooks, but i can offer some advice if you plan to buy the real Alamut book: 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.


They gladly fulfill their master’s order since they believe that they will soon rejoice with their beloved in heaven. Here is my tip if you are looking to buy the paperback book: Hassan managed to achieve such level of obedience by deceiving his soldiers; he gave them drugs hashish to numb them and afterwards ordered that they be carried into the gardens behind trnaslation fortress—which were made into a simulacrum of heaven, including houris.

You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind. This allows every reader to experience for himself or herself the shifting sands of an intellectual journey unencumbered by expectation, but later confirmed and expanded upon by Biggins. Just wanted to say that. I do not know if anyone has suggested this book, but “The Templars and the Assassins: 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.

I’ve posted this in the other section of the forum, so here it is again. The time now is This book was one of the inspirations for the video game series Assassin’s Creed.

Cover of the English translation of the novel. After the siege, Hassan orders ibn Tahir to go and kill the grand vizier of the Seljuk sultan Nizam al-Mulk. We have sent you an e-mail to enable you to verify your email address.


I’ll keep you posted if I find anything else. The whole, despite the occasional longeur, still has the power to shock, to move, and to provoke. Bartol devises a shifting collage of passions, adventure and sacrifice. I have got my hands on two of them and one of em alammut in Spanish and one is in Arabic.

I bought the physical copy of the book a while ago. At the start of the story, he is gathering an army for the purpose of attacking the Seljuk Empiretranslatiob has taken over possession of Iran.

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Believe me, this book puts all the AC books to shame. Hassan wants to take revenge for al-Mulk’s treachery against him long ago.

Although only a few of his works are still read,…. As you point out, the novel seems quite interesting and well researched.

Alamut (The novel that inspired Assassin’s Creed)

Although these articles may currently differ in style from others on the site, they allow us to provide wider coverage of topics sought by our readers, through a diverse range of trusted voices. Friday, November 19, – Page updated at The only interesting material I’ve found is an English article from the “Government Communication Office of Slovenia”? Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article.