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Millennialism and Violence

AuthorMoojan Momen
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Millennialism and Violence
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The Attempted Assassination of Nasir al-Din Shah of Iran by the Babis in 1852
Parent publication   Nova Religio
Date of this edition 2008-08
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Posted 2020-10-12 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Events leading up to the assassination attempt, and political and social factors leading to the violence.
Notes Updated version of a presentation from 2004. See also Millennialist Narrative and Apocalyptic Violence.
Tags 1850s; Millennialism; Nasirid-Din Shah; Nasirid-Din Shah, Attempt on; Violence
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