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Il-Khan: Why Hulegu Khan Destroyed the Assassins and the Caliphate

The destruction of the caliphate at Baghdad was one of the great disasters visited upon the Muslim world before the coming of the West, yet it is an event that has been totally lost to Western history.

This volume explores the reasons why the greatest emperor of the Mongol world after Chinggis Khan ordered an army to cross the Roof of the World and go to war against the Order of the Assassins and the Caliph at Baghdad. These were the two centers of power of the Muslim world, Shia and Sunni.