Ismaili

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an adherent of Ismailism

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Hollister, Engineer, and Daftary are only a few of the scholars who relied primarily on the Gulzare for their accounts of the Isma'ili community.
By a very close reading of the Chachnamah and other contemporary texts, including Arabic and Indic works and the translations of the Chinese Buddhist travelers' accounts, he has sorted out and corrected much confusion in earlier histories, especially on the topics of collaboration and conversion (of non-Muslims, with the conquerors and to Islam), the Islamic topics of concern to Sindi Muslims, and the rise of the Isma'ili state at Multan.
There are tiny Muslim minorities - the Isma'ilis and Ja'faris.
Daftary, The Isma'ilis: Their History and Doctrines, 2nd ed.
They wrote that the oppression and exploitation of the Isma'ilis was unbearable and that they wanted to be part of the Soviet system, which would recognize them and support them.
However, the entire Shi'ite movement - including the Zaidis, the Isma'ilis, the Druze, the Alawites, etc.
(27.) The Shi'a schools are Ja'fari, Isma'ilis, and Zaydis, and the Sunni schools are Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi'i, and Hanbali.
'Assassin' was a local name, applied only to the Isma'ilis of Syria....
But the entire Shi'ite sect (which consists of many sub-sects like the Zaidi Shi'ites of Yemen, the Isma'ilis of the GME and other parts of the world, the Alawites of Syria and Turkey, the Druze of Lebanon, Syria and Israel; etc).
Northeastern provinces have a substantial population of Isma'ilis, a Shiite Muslim sect often called "Seveners" (believers in the Seventh Imam as the true Imam).
But the entire Shi'ite sect (which consists of many sub-sects like the Zaidis of Yemen, the Isma'ilis of the GME and other parts of the world, the Alawites of Syria and Turkey, the Druze of Lebanon, Syria and Israel; etc) accounts for 4-6% of the entire Muslim world of around 1.6bn people.
Later he declared himself caliph of all Muslims, and pressed a campaign to root out all other Muslim and non-Muslim minorities, like the Shi'ites (including the Ja'faris, Zaidis, Isma'ilis, Alawites & Druze), Ayzidis (a Kurdish stock originating from Zoroastrianism), Christians, etc.
Besides the "Twelvers" there are Zayyidis in Yemen, Alawis in Syria (the religion of the Assad regime) and Isma'ilis living in many locations throughout the world.
The beginning is provided by the disquieting presentation of a paradise ruled by a murderer--the famous "Old Man of the Mountain" (see Daftary, The Isma'ilis 19; see also Fleischhauer; Nowell) described in detail by Marco Polo (Benedetto 49-53; see also Daftary, The Assassin who thinks Odoric's passage originated almost completely from Polo's book).