An academic paper exploring the place of elegies on Hoseyn in literary and religious tradition, Persian and Arabic. Includes some examples in translation.
Profile of the Third Imam, second son of Ali and Fatima, grandson of the Prophet; died after the battle of Karbala. From the Encyclopedia of the Orient.
Academic paper examines the martyrdom of the Prophet's grandson at the hands of the Umayyad troops, and its impact on later literature and culture.
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