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By Farhad Daftary

Discussing the various stages in Ismaili history, this book describes either the early Ismailis in addition to the contributions of the later Ismailis to Islamic tradition in medieval instances. a few chapters take care of key Ismaili contributors similar to Hasan-i Sabbah. different chapters contextualize the Ismailis in the early Muslim societies, as well as investigating the Ismaili-Crusader kinfolk and the ensuing legends at the Ismaili mystery practices.

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