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In the period 1793-4 Robespierre and Saint-Just, as leaders of the revolutionary dictatorship, tried to reconcile these two principles. 1 2 However, it can be shown that the organisation and method of systematic terrorism were developed very much earlier in the course of sectarian conflict, notably by the Assassins in the Muslim world, from the late eleventh century onwards. Attributes. It is essential for the process of precise reconceptualisation to define the essential attributes which distinguish revolutionary from other forms of terrorism.

But, especially in provinces where royalist resistance had been very strong, the priests were automatically regarded as enemies of the Revolution. Over a hundred were killed in the mass executions at Lyons, and at Nantes many were killed by drowning in the Loire. Many more languished in the terrible dungeons inherited from the ancien regime. The majority of victims of the ideological terror were not traitors, and no truly impartial tribunal could have convicted them of any crime. They were victims of a terror which confused all deviationists with the enemy.

A number of sub-types of revolutionary terrorism can be usefully identified. Additional categories may suggest themselves to the reader. (i) Organisations of pure terror (in which terrorism is the exclusive weapon), (ii) revolutionary and nationalliberationist parties and movements in which terror is employed as an auxiliary weapon, (iii) guerrilla terrorism rural and urban, (iv) insurrectionary terrorism - normally short-term terror in the course of a revolutionary rising, (v) the revolutionary Reign of Terror - often directed at classes and racial and religious minorities, (vi) propaganda of the deed, when this form of terror is motivated by long-term revolutionary objectives and (vii) international terrorism (that is terrorism committed outside the borders of one or all of the parties to the political conflict), when it is motivated by revolutionary objectives.

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