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Peter Willey

Peter Willey is the world authority on the Ismaili castles of Iran and Syria He has written a number of books including The Castles of the Assassins (1963) which is still regarded as the standard work on the subject, and he has contributed to the Encyclopaedia Iranica on Islamic monuments.


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The Eagle's Nest
Ismaili Castles in Iran and Syria

Institute for Ismaili Studies
Magnificent castles and fortresses in remote, mountainous regions were built for refuge and defensive purposes by the Ismaili Muslims of Iran and Syria fleeing...
Peter Willey

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