Institute of History named after A. A. Bakikhanov of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan
The article explores the historical role of the secret societies in the Middle East
and their relationships with the Vatican during the Crusades. Through archival
documents and scientific sources, the author conducts research on the influence of
the Assassins and Templars on the policy of the Middle East during the modernity.
Keywords: Assassins, Templars, Crusades, Middle East, Sultan Salah Ah-Din,
Richard Lionheart, Iran, Roman Empire, Urban II