Ismailis

Some articles on ismailis, ismaili:

Hashshashin - Military Tactics
... —Benjamin of Tudela In pursuit of their religious and political goals, the Ismailis adopted various military strategies popular in the Middle Ages ... In the Ismaili context, these assignments were performed by fida'is (devotees) of the Ismaili mission ... would most greatly reduce aggression against the Ismailis and, in particular, against those who had perpetrated massacres against the community ...
Shi'a Imams - Imams - Ismaili View
... See also Imamah (Nizari Ismaili doctrine) and Ismailism The Ismailis differ greatly from the Twelvers because of having a living Imam for centuries after the ... The Ismailis believe that whether Imam Ismail did or did not die before Imam Jafar al-Sadiq, he had passed on the mantle of the Imamat to his son Muḥa ... the Common Era are given in brackets) Ali ibn Abi Talib (632–661) - the Mustali sect of Ismailis consider the first Imam Ali to be at a higher designation than ...
Religion In Syria - Islam - Shi'a - Ismailis/Seveners
... Ismailis/Seveners are divided into two major groups, the Mustafians and the Nizaris ... The Ismailis of Syria, numbering about 200,000 or 1% percent of the population, are predominantly Nizaris ... Originally clustered in Latakia Governorate, most of the Syrian Ismailis have resettled south of Salamiyah on land granted to the Ismaili community by Abdul ...
Gulbahar - Ismailis
... Ismailis are present in large number in Gulbahar ... Their main centres are located between Gulbahar Police Station and Lyari River ...