'Abd Allah b. 'Azra al-Khath'ami
|'Abd Allah b. 'Azra|
Murderer of Ja'far b. 'Aqil
|Full Name||'Abd Allah b. 'Azra al-Khath'ami|
|Known for||An archer of the army of 'Umar b. Sa'd in the Battle of Karbala|
|Activities||Joining Mus'ab b. Zubayr|
ʿAbd Allah b. ʿAzrah (ʿUrwa) al-Khathʿami (Arabic:عبدالله بن عَزره(عُروه) الخَثعَمی) was the murderer of Ja'far b. 'Aqil and among the archers of the army of 'Umar b. Sa'd in the Battle of Karbala. In the uprising of Mukhtar, he escaped to Basra and joined Mus'ab b. Zubayr.
Name and Lineage
'Abd Allah b. 'Azrah was from Khath'am tribe and his name is also mentioned in sources as 'Abd Allah b. 'Urwa, 'Urwa b. 'Abd Allah, and 'Azra b. 'Abd Allah.
In the Battle of 'Ashura
In Akhbar al-tiwal, Dinawari mentioned 'Abd Allah b. 'Azra as the murder of 'Abd al-Rahman b. 'Aqil which does not agree with other historical reports.
- The material for this article is mainly taken from عبدالله بن عزره خثعمی in Farsi Wikishia.