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Encyclopedia > Mahdi (Dune)

Mahdi is a term from the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. Mahdi is borrowed from the Arabic language where it means "Guided One". The term in the series of novels refers to what the Fremen call Paul Atreides and means "The One Who Will Lead Us to Paradise". The fictional Dune universe, or Duniverse is the political, scientific, and social setting of author Frank Herberts six-book Dune series of science-fiction novels. ... Frank Herbert (1920 - 1986) Frank Patrick Herbert (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was a critically and commercially successful American science fiction author. ... Arabic can mean: From or related to Arabia From or related to the Arabs The Arabic language; see also Arabic grammar The Arabic alphabet, used for expressing the languages of Arabic, Persian, Malay ( Jawi), Kurdish, Panjabi, Pashto, Sindhi and Urdu, among others. ... Spoiler warning: The Fremen are a group of people in the Dune series of science fiction novels by Frank Herbert. ... Paul Atreides, as portrayed by Kyle MacLachlan in David Lynchs Dune (1985), wielding the infamous weirding module. Paul Orestes Atreides is a fictional character in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ...


 
 

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