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Ruqayya bt. Imam 'Ali (a)

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Descendant of Imam
Ruqayya bt. Imam 'Ali (a)
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The shrine of Ruqayya bt. 'Ali
Name Ruqayya bt. 'Ali (a)
Father 'Ali b. Abi Talib (a)
Mother Sahba' bt. Rabi'a
Spouse(s) Muslim b. 'Aqil
Children 'Abd Allah, Muhammad
Place of Burial Cairo,Egypt

Ruqayya bt. ʿAli (Arabic: رُقَیة بنت علی) (alive in 61/680), was the daughter of Imam 'Ali (a). She married Muslim b. 'Aqil. She was on the way to Kufa with Imam al-Husayn (a), when she received the news of the martyrdom of her husband. Also her son 'Abd Allah was martyred in the event of Karbala and after the battle she was captivated.

Her shrine is in Cairo, Egypt.

Lineage

Ruqayya's mother –Sahba' bt. Rabi'a al-Taghlibiyya- was a concubine of Imam 'Ali (a).[1]

Marriage

Ruqayya married her cousin, Muslim b. 'Aqil. It is said in the book Rayahin al-Shari'a, they had two sons named 'Abd Allah and Muhammad and a daughter. 'Abd Allah is considered as the husband of Sukayna bt. al-Husayn.[2]

Event of Karbala

She came with Imam al-Husayn (a) to Karbala. On her way to Karbala, she heard the news of the martyrdom of Muslim b. 'Aqil. Also her son, 'Abd Allah b. Muslim, was martyred in Karbala.[3] She is one of the captives of Karbala.[4]

Shrine

According to the book Mu'jam al-buldan, Ruqayya was buried in Cairo, Egypt.[5]

See also

Notes

  1. Ibn Sa'd, Al-Tabaqat al-kubra, vol.3 p.14; Ibn al-Jawzi, Al-Muntazam, vol.4 p.109; Al-Tabari, Tarikh al-umam, vol.4 p.359; Mahallati, Rayahin, vol.4 p.255-256
  2. Mahallati, Rayahin, vol.4 p.255-256
  3. Ibn Khayyat, Tarikh, p.145; Al-Tabari, Tarikh al-umam, vol.5 p.469; Isfahani, Farzandan-i Abu Talib, vol.1 p.134; Ibn Athir, Al-Kamil, vol.9 p.412
  4. Ibn Khayyat, Tarikh, p.146; Mahallati, Rayahin, vol.4 p.255-256
  5. Al-Hamawi, Mu'jam al-buldan, vol.5 p.132

References

  • Ibn Khayyat, Khalifa, Tarikh. Beirut: Dar al-Kutub al-'Ilmiyya
  • Mahallati, Dhabih Allah, Rayahin al-shari'a. Tehran: Dar al-Kutub al-Islamiyya, 1373
  • Ibn Sa'd, Muhammad, Al-Tabaqat al-kubra. Beirut: Dar al-Kutub al-'Ilmiyya, 1410/1990
  • Ibn Jawzi, 'Abd al-Rahman b. 'Ali, Al-Muntazam fi tarikh al-ummam wa al-muluk. Beirut: Dar al-Kutub al-'Ilmiyya, 1412/1992
  • Tabari, Muhammad b. Jarir al-, Tarikh al-umam wa al-muluk. Beirut: Dar al-Turath, 1967
  • Isfahani, Abu l-Faraj al-, Farzandan-i Abu Talib. Tehran: 'Ali Akbar 'Ilmi's bookstore, 1339
  • Ibn Athir, Al-Kamil. Tehran: Mu'assisiyi Matbu'at-i 'Ilmi, 1371
  • Hamawi, Yaqut b. 'Abd Allah al-, Mu'jam al-buldan. Beirut: Dar sadir 1995