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  1. Assassins

    Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. It uses the premise of a murderous carnival game to produce a revue-style portrayal of men and women who attempted to assassinate Presidents of the United States. The music varies to reflect the popular music of the eras depicted. The musical first opened Off-Broadway in 1990, and the 2004 Broadway production won five Tony Awards.

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  1. Assassins

    a fanatical Moslem sect organised in the 11th century, at the time of the Crusades, under a chief called the Old Man of the Mountain, whose stronghold was a rock fortress at Alamut, in Persia, devoted to the assassination of all enemies of the Moslem faith, and so called because they braced their nerves for their deeds of blood by draughts of an intoxicating liquor distilled from hashish (the hemp-plant). A Tartar force burst upon the horde in their stronghold in 1256, and put them wholesale to the sword.

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  1. assassins

    Fanatical Mohammedans, collected by Hassan-ben-Sabah, and settled in Persia about 1090. In Syria they possessed a large tract of land among the mountains of Lebanon. They murdered the Marquis of Montferrat in 1192, Louis of Bavaria in 1213, and the Khan of Tartary in 1254. They were extirpated in Persia about 1258, and in Syria about 1272. The chief of the corps was named “Old Man of the Mountain.” They trained up young people to assassinate such persons as their chief had devoted to destruction. From them the word assassin has been derived.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of assassins in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of assassins in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Clemens Binninger:

    Gerhard Schindler said. But German secret service officials have observed a disturbing new trend that combines the two threats. Radicals already in Germany are increasingly trying to penetrate the shelters that hold desperate and increasingly volatile refugees who made it to Germany. They have to be careful, because indigenous Islamists and Salafists could try to take advantage of the desperation of the refugees and to achieve their fanatical ideas, said Clemens Binninger, a member of Parliament. Much of the fear has been driven by the fact that ISIS has clearly stated its plan to send jihadists to Western Europe amid the refugee wave. Fighters with valid documents from European Union countries can enter and exit without being detected, and ISIS has reportedly seized hundreds of Syrian blank passports. As a result, European jihadists could be returning amid the wave, and fighters from Syria and Iraq could be sneaking into Western Europe under humanitarian cover, where they can slip into society using doctored documents. Assassins of Paris, of Brussels and the train between Paris and Amsterdam were either radicalized European Muslims or European jihadists, returned from the battlefields, they're making contact with the network of political Salafists, which have been previously recruited to ISIS. Turkey, a European Union member which has taken in an estimated 2 million refugees from Syria, blasted European nations for turning away refugees and making the continent a.

  2. Fiona Cross:

    These two spider species are highly specialised mosquito assassins, like Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’ or Arnold Schwarzenegger in the James Cameron movie ‘The Terminator’, these little specialist predators ignore any other insects that get in the way as they pursue their target victims – mosquitoes.

  3. Ezio Auditore da Firenze:

    Show him what it means to cross the Assassins!

  4. French President Francois Hollande:

    France is at war, but we're not engaged in a war of civilisations, because these assassins do not represent any.

  5. Maria Liston:

    This injury may also explain why Philip, a skilled warrior, was so utterly unable to fight off the assassins, with this knee, he would have limited mobility and very poor balance.

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