If you'd like to further your research, here are some works on which the content on this site is based.
- Burman, Edward (1987). The Assassins
- Daftary, Farhad (1998). A Short History of the Ismailis: Traditions of a Muslim Community
- Ivanov, Vladimir (1960). Alamut and Lamasar: two mediaeval Ismaili strongholds in Iran, an archaeological study
- Lockhart, Laurence (1930). Hasan-i-Sabbah and the Assassins
- Bartol, Vladimir (1938). Alamut
- Daftary, Farhad. "Hasan-i Sabbāh and the Origins of the Nizārī Ismacili movement"
- Introduction to the Assassin Legends
- "Knights Templar secrets revealed". CNN. October 12, 2007.
- Daftary, Farhad (2007). The Isma'ilis: Their History and Doctrines
- Addison, Charles. The History of the Knights Templar
- Read, Piers (2001). The Templars.
- Lewis, Bernard. The Assassins. A Radical Sect in Islam.
- Daftary, Farhad. The Assassin Legends: Myths of the Isma'ilis.
- Freedom Cry: http://assassinscreed.wikia.com/wiki/Freedom_Cry
- Interestingly, Giovanni Auditore, the father of the Assassin protagonist in Assassin's Creed II, Ezio Auditore, is based on Giovanni Villani, who tells how the lord of Lucca sent 'his assassins' to Pisa to kill an enemy there.
- Dante Alighieri, an Italian poet, is another character from Assassin's Creed II. The real Dante would have been born just ten years after the Mongol Empire's siege of Alamut. He speaks of 'the treacherous assassin' in one his his works, Inferno.
Official Assassin's Creed Website
- Further information on Rashid ad-Din Sinan
- Further information on the Mongol Empire
- More about the Templar Order.
- Jeffery Williams' 'Pirate Spirit: The Adventures of Anne Bonney'
- Robert Baldwin's 'The Tryals of Captain John Rackam and Other Pirates'
- Johnson, Captain Charles (1724), A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates
- Whedbee, Charles Henry (1989), Blackbeard's Cup and Stories of the Outer Banks
- Duffus, Kevin (2008), The Last Days of Blackbeard the Pirate
- Pendered, Norman C. (1975), Blackbeard, The Fiercest Pirate of All
- Cordingly, David (1999) Life Among the Pirates: the Romance and the Reality
- Menefee, S.P. "Vane, Charles," in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, vol. 56 (2004): pp. 94–95.
- Republic of Pirates
- Woodes Rogers' diaries discovered
- Little, Benerson (2005), The Sea Rover's Practice: Pirate Tactics and Techniques, Potomac Books, Inc., ISBN 1-57488-910-9, p. 34.