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Assassin’s Creed: Altair

Monday, June 21st, 2010


A character in the Assassin’s Creed video game series, Altair is the greatest assassin that ever lived. He was raised to be an assassin from birth; obtaining the rank of Master Assassin by his twenty–fifth year. His parents were also assassins – a Muslim father and a Christian mother.

The name “Altaïr” is a word in the Arabian language, meaning “The Flyer”/”The Flying One”. His name is also the name of a star in the constellation Aquila (another name that means eagle).