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A hundred. [3] This account was once not likely a monograph however it represents a considerable, non-stop piece. it truly is recorded in al-Tabari, Ta'rikh al-Rusul wa-al-Muluk (Leiden 1881-3),11, 227-32, 281-3. [4] That he had an account could be assumed from the extracts utilized by Ibn al-Kalbi in al-Tabaris model. [5] On Abu Mikhnaf, see U. Sezkin, Abu Mikhnaf (Leiden, 1971). [6] such a lot of his account is preserved via al-Tabari. [7] Ibn Nadim, Fihrist, tr. Bayard stay away from (New York, 1970), I, 215. [8] Al-Tusi, op. cit. , p. 347. [9] Al-Mufid, Kitab al-Irshad, tr. I. ok. A. Howard (London, 1981), p. three hundred. bankruptcy 2 Account n. 1 : Al-Asbagh b. Nubata Al-Asbagh b. Nubata is authorized with the 1st identified account of the martyrdom of the Imam al-Husayn. He was once a famous member of the Shi’i neighborhood who got here from Kufa. it truly is claimed that he used to be in control of the shurta in Kufa for the Imam `Ali. He turns out to have lived good into the second one half the first century. All and used to be modern with the occasions of the martyrdom[10]. it appears little or not anything of his paintings survives. notwithstanding, Ibn al-Kalbi (in al-Tabaris model of his account) and al-Mada'ini (as mentioned by means of Abu al-Faraj) supply stories emanating from his son al-Qasim. those may perhaps, in reality, belong to his father's ebook. The account from Ibn al-Kalbi tells how while the Imam's camp was once overrun, he tried to arrive the water and was once stopped via a tribesman prime a bunch of his tribe. The Imam al-Husayn calls on God to make him thirsty, and the tribesman's retort is to shoot an arrow into his throat. The Imam catches the blood together with his arms after pulling the arrow out. The account then is going directly to describe how that guy suffered from an sickness in order that water wouldn't quench his thirst, and finally the volume he drank of it killed him[11]. the second one document tells of the sufferings of the killer of al-‘Abbas b. Ali. This killer dreamed of being flung into hell, in order that each evening he awakened screaming[12]. Notes: [10] Al-Tusi, op. cit. , pp. 62-63; Ibn Hajar, Tadhib al-Tahdhib. [11] Al-Tabari, op. cit. , II, 361-2. [12] Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani, Maqatil al- Talibiyyin (Najaf, 1965), pp. 78-9. bankruptcy three Account n. 2 : Jabir b. Yazid al-Ju`fi the second one account is attributed to Jabir b. Yazid al-Ju`fi. He was once a well-known Shi’i pupil and follower of the Imam al-Baqir. He died in 128[13]. His account of the martyrdom of the Imam al-Husayn turns out to were preserved by means of Nasr b. Muzahim at the authority of Jabir's scholar, `Amr b. Shamir. Extracts from Nasr's paintings are preserved by means of Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani. in truth Abu al-Faraj has stated little or no of Jabir's account. What little there's are the names of a few of the killers of the participants of the ahl al-bayt, including a verse that's integrated in Abu Mikhnaf's account[14]. The verse tells that the blood shed through the tribesmen may be reckoned opposed to them. Ibn al-Kalbi additionally studies one narrative from Jabir. this is often additionally at the authority of Jabir's scholar, `Amr b. Shamir. during this record Jabir's authority isn't really given however it may be the Imam al-Baqir back.

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