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This article is about the Cypriot Resistance leader. You may be looking for the Captain of the Adrestia.

Barnabas (died 1191) was a Cypriot Resistance leader in Kyrenia who actively worked to undermine the Templars' control over the island. He was eventually assassinated by the Templars because of his actions.

He was close with Alexander of Limassol, the resistance leader, with whom he frequently exchanged letters.

In 1191, Barnabas was decapitated in Kyrenia by an agent sent by Armand Bouchart, the Grand Master of the Templar Order. This agent then impersonated Barnabas and tricked the Mentor of the Levantine Assassins, Altaïr Ibn-La'Ahad, into killing Jonas, a respected merchant and member of the resistance.

Later, Armand Bouchart ordered Barnabas' head to be placed inside a burlap sack and delivered to Alexander by Shalim.



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