Assassin!: The Deadly Art of the Cult of the Assassins

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From the shadows of the ancient Middle East comes the terror known as the hashishin, an order of professional assassins that evolved from the infamous Brotherhood of the Blood-Lickers. No group has had a more lethal influence throughout history than this fraternity of trained killers. In this unique and astonishing book, Dr. Haha Lung not only traces the complete history of the hashishin, but explains the rules of Islamic warfare and the true concept of jihad. Also included in graphic detail are proven fighting ...
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Overview

From the shadows of the ancient Middle East comes the terror known as the hashishin, an order of professional assassins that evolved from the infamous Brotherhood of the Blood-Lickers. No group has had a more lethal influence throughout history than this fraternity of trained killers. In this unique and astonishing book, Dr. Haha Lung not only traces the complete history of the hashishin, but explains the rules of Islamic warfare and the true concept of jihad. Also included in graphic detail are proven fighting and self-defense techniques. The hashishin cultivated every method at their disposal to deal with their enemies, and Assassin! gives you every shred of information about their well-honed methods.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780806526201
  • Publisher: Kensington
  • Publication date: 10/1/2004
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 690,066
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Part 1
Chapter 1 The Brotherhood of the Blood-Lickers 7
Chapter 2 Grand Masters and Grand Schemes 23
Chapter 3 Ploys and Power Plays 33
Chapter 4 The Evolution of the Assassins: From Freebooters and Freemasons to Modern-Day Terrorists 47
Part 2
Chapter 5 Fist and Fire 57
Chapter 6 Janna: Assassin Unarmed Combat 81
Chapter 7 Assassin Blade Techniques and Strategy 89
Chapter 8 Movement Patterns 101
Chapter 9 Targeting and Anatomy 107
Chapter 10 Knife Attack Techniques 123
Chapter 11 Janna Self-Defense Awareness 139
Chapter 12 The Old Ways 171
Glossary 181
Bibliography
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