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This encyclopedia has started to work with the support of Zeitoon, an NGO cultural institution, since September 2016.  By gathering all scientific articles and contents related to Imam Hussain, This encyclopedia aims to become a valid online resource for all the lovers and researchers in this field.
 
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Based on two years of ethnographic research in the southern suburbs of Beirut, An Enchanted Modern demonstrates that Islam and modernity are not merely compatible, but actually go hand-in-hand.  
 
 
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Al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAlī, (born January 626, Medina, Arabia [now in Saudi Arabia]—died Oct. 10, 680, Karbalāʾ, Iraq), Shīʿite Muslim hero, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, and son of ʿAlī (the fourth Islamic caliph) and Fāṭima, daughter of Muhammad. He is revered by Shīʿite Muslims as the third imam (after ʿAlī and Ḥusayn’s older brother, Ḥasan). After the assassination of their father, ʿAlī, Ḥasan and Ḥusayn acquiesced to the rule of the first Umayyad caliph, Muʿāwiya, from whom they received pensions. Ḥusayn, however, refused to recognize the legitimacy of Muʿāwiya’s son and successor, Yazīd (April 680). Ḥusayn was then invited by the townsmen of Kūfah, a city with a Shīʿite majority, to come there and raise the standard of revolt against the Umayyads. After receiving some favourable indications, Ḥusayn set out for Kūfah with a small band of relatives and followers. Full Article...

About us

Imam Hussain encyclopedia is the first online encyclopedia that specializes on subjects such as biography, geography, art, history, religions, rituals and ceremonies, concepts and meanings, locations and places, institutions and administrations, artworks, ethnicity, social groups and material culture. This encyclopedia has started to work with the support of Zeitoon, an NGO cultural institution, since September 2016. By gathering all scientific articles and contents related to Imam Hussain, This encyclopedia aims to become a valid online resource for all the lovers and researchers in this field. Hope the quality and quantity of encyclopedia would be grown up.

Featured Book

Featured Book ImageAn Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi'i Lebanon by witer lara deeb. Lara Deeb in this book successfully argues that Islamism is not static or monolithic, and that Islam and modernity are entirely compatible. Based on two years of ethnographic research in the southern suburbs of Beirut, An Enchanted Modern demonstrates that Islam and modernity are not merely compatible, but actually go hand-in-hand. Full Article...