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From Martyr to Murderer
Representations of the Assassins in Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Europe

Meriem Pagès

Cloth $39.95s    |    978-0-8156-3370-9    |    2014

Ever since the publication of Orientalism, medievalists have attempted to apply Said’s theses on the Western European representation of the Muslim Other to the Middle Ages. Pagès examines the sect of the Nizari Isma‘ilis (known for its use of political assassination) and its complicated relationship with Western Europe, providing a fascinating case study of such an endeavor.
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  From Martyr to Murderer

Meriem Pages   Meriem Pagès is associate professor in the Department of English at Keene State College in New Hampshire.

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6 x 9, 248 pages, appendix, notes, bibliography, index

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