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''''Abd Allah b. 'Azra al-Khath'ami''' (Arabic: عبدالله بن عَزره الخَثعَمی) fought on the side of [[Omar Ibn Sa’d|'Umar b. Sa'd]]'s army in the Battle of [[Karbala]] and killed [[Ja'far b. 'Aqil]]. In the uprising of [[Al-Mukhtar al-Thaqafi|Mukhtar]], he escaped to Basra in an attempt to join Mus'ab b. Zubayr.
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'''Abd Allah b. Azra al-Khath'ami''' (Arabic: عبدالله بن عَزره الخَثعَمی) fought on the side of [[Omar Ibn Sa’d|'Umar b. Sa'd]]'s army in the Battle of [[Karbala]] and killed [[Ja'far b. 'Aqil|Ja'far b. Aqil]]. In the uprising of [[Al-Mukhtar al-Thaqafi|Mukhtar]], he escaped to Basra in an attempt to join Mus'ab b. Zubayr.
  
== Name and Lineage ==
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==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.
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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 Karbala ==
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==In the Battle of Karbala==
In the Battle of Karbala, 'Abd Allah b. 'Azra was among the archers of the army of 'Umar b. Sa'd. It is narrated that he shot 12 arrows toward the army of Imam.
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In the Battle of Karbala, Abd Allah b. Azra was among the archers of the army of 'Umar b. Sa'd. It is narrated that he shot 12 arrows toward the army of Imam.
  
On the Day of [[Ashura|'Ashura]], he shot an arrow towards Ja'far b. 'Aqil's heart and martyred him. In some sources, [[Bishr b. Sawt]] is mentioned as the murderer of Ja'far b. 'Aqil.
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On the Day of [[Ashura|Ashura]], he shot an arrow towards Ja'far b. Aqil's heart and martyred him. In some sources, [[Bishr b. Sawt]] is mentioned as the murderer of Ja'far b. Aqil.
  
In ''Akhbar al-tiwal'', 'Abd Allah b. 'Azra was mentioned as the murder of 'Abd al-Rahman b. 'Aqil which does not agree with other historical reports.
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In ''Akhbar al-tiwal'', Abd Allah b. Azra was mentioned as the murder of Abd al-Rahman b. Aqil which does not agree with other historical reports.
  
==Destiny ==
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==Destiny==
 
After the Uprising of al-Mukhtar broke out in 66/685, he escaped to Basra to join Mus'ab b. Zubayr. His house was ruined by the order of al-Mukhtar al-Thaqafi.
 
After the Uprising of al-Mukhtar broke out in 66/685, he escaped to Basra to join Mus'ab b. Zubayr. His house was ruined by the order of al-Mukhtar al-Thaqafi.
  
== References ==
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==References==
* [http://en.wikishia.net/view/%27Abd_Allah_b._%27Azra_al-Khath%27ami WikiShia, An online encyclopedia of the school of Ahl al-Bayt]
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*[http://en.wikishia.net/view/%27Abd_Allah_b._%27Azra_al-Khath%27ami WikiShia, An online encyclopedia of the school of Ahl al-Bayt]
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[[category: Individuals]]
 
[[category: Individuals]]
 
[[category: Historical Characters]]
 
[[category: Historical Characters]]
 
[[category: Imam Hussain’s Enemies]]
 
[[category: Imam Hussain’s Enemies]]
 
[[category: Murderers of Imam Hussain's army]]
 
[[category: Murderers of Imam Hussain's army]]

Latest revision as of 15:46, 1 August 2020

'Abd Allah b. 'Azra al-Khath'ami
Murderer of Ja'far b. 'Aqil
Full NameAbd Allah b. Azra al-Khath'ami
LineageKhath'am tribe
EraUmayyad Dynasty
Known forAn archer of the army of Umar b. Sa'd in the Battle of Karbala
ActivitiesJoining Mus'ab b. Zubayr

Abd Allah b. Azra al-Khath'ami (Arabic: عبدالله بن عَزره الخَثعَمی) fought on the side of 'Umar b. Sa'd's army in the Battle of Karbala and killed Ja'far b. Aqil. In the uprising of Mukhtar, he escaped to Basra in an attempt to join Mus'ab b. Zubayr.

Name and Lineage[edit | edit source]

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 Karbala[edit | edit source]

In the Battle of Karbala, Abd Allah b. Azra was among the archers of the army of 'Umar b. Sa'd. It is narrated that he shot 12 arrows toward the army of Imam.

On the Day of Ashura, he shot an arrow towards Ja'far b. Aqil's heart and martyred him. In some sources, Bishr b. Sawt is mentioned as the murderer of Ja'far b. Aqil.

In Akhbar al-tiwal, Abd Allah b. Azra was mentioned as the murder of Abd al-Rahman b. Aqil which does not agree with other historical reports.

Destiny[edit | edit source]

After the Uprising of al-Mukhtar broke out in 66/685, he escaped to Basra to join Mus'ab b. Zubayr. His house was ruined by the order of al-Mukhtar al-Thaqafi.

References[edit | edit source]