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Habbab b. Amir

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Burial Place of most of the martyrs of Karbala, next to the holy grave of Imam al-Husayn (a) in Karbala

Habbab b. ʿAmir (Harith) b. Kaʿb b. Taym al-Lat b. Thaʿlaba al-Taymi was among the martyrs of Karbala.

He was among Shi'a of Kufa who gave allegiance to Muslim b. Aqil and after the people of Kufa left Muslim alone, according to some sources, he hid among his people and after he was informed about moving Imam al-Husayn (a) toward Kufa, exited Kufa secretly and joined the caravan of Imam (a). He was martyred on the day of Ashura. Some sources reported his martyrdom in the first attack of the army of Umar b. Sa'd.[1]

Notes

  1. Ḥusaynī Shīrāzī, Dhakhīrat al-dārayn, p. 473; Samāwī, Ibṣār al-ʿayn, p. 195.

References

  • Ḥusaynī Shīrāzī, ʿAbd al-Majīd al-. Dhakhīrat al-dārayn. Qom: Zamzam-i Hidāyat, [n.d].
  • Samāwī, Muḥammad al-. Ibṣār al-ʿayn fī anṣār al-Ḥusayn (a). Qom: Maḥallātī, 1419 AH.