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TITLEThe Attempted Assassination of Nasir al Din Shah in 1852: Millennialism and Violence
AUTHOR 1Moojan Momen
ABSTRACTA new account of the events of 1852, referencing a document that has not been previously used which sheds a different light on the events; also broader context of the study of violent millennialists and contemporary incidents like Waco and Aum Shinrikyo.
NOTES Lecture in the University of Haifa "Lectures in Bahá'í Studies" series, March 23 2004. Mirrored from

Later updated as a published article, 2008.

TAGS1850s; Millennialism; Nasirid-Din Sháh; Nasirid-Din Shah, Attempt on; Violence
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