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'''Salim b. 'Amr b. 'Abd Allah''' (Arabic: سالِم بن عَمْرو بن عَبْدالله, martyrdom: 61/681) was martyred in the Battle of [[Karbala]]. He accompanied [[Muslim b. ʿAqil b. Abi Talib|Muslim b. 'Aqil]] in his uprising, and after Muslim's [[martyrdom]], left Kufa to join [[Hussain ibn Ali|Imam al-Hussain]]'s army.  
 
'''Salim b. 'Amr b. 'Abd Allah''' (Arabic: سالِم بن عَمْرو بن عَبْدالله, martyrdom: 61/681) was martyred in the Battle of [[Karbala]]. He accompanied [[Muslim b. ʿAqil b. Abi Talib|Muslim b. 'Aqil]] in his uprising, and after Muslim's [[martyrdom]], left Kufa to join [[Hussain ibn Ali|Imam al-Hussain]]'s army.  
==Companionship of Muslim b. 'Aqil==
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==Helping Muslim b. 'Aqil==
Salim b. 'Amr b. 'Abd Allah was a servant of the clan of Banu l-Madina al-Kalbi. As a [[Shiʿa|Shi'a]], Salim accompanied Muslim b. 'Aqil in his uprising, and after Muslim's martyrdom, he was arrested by Kathir b. Shahab. He escaped [[Obayd-Allah Ibn Ziad|Obayd-Allah b. Ziyad]]'s prison after a while and hid in his own tribe.
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Salim b. 'Amr b. 'Abd Allah was a servant of the Banu l-Madina al-Kalbi tribe. As a [[Shiʿa|Shi'a]], Salim helped Muslim b. 'Aqil in his uprising, and after Muslim's martyrdom, was arrested by Kathir b. Shahab. He managed to escape [[Obayd-Allah Ibn Ziad|Obayd-Allah b. Ziyad]]'s prison and hide with his own tribe.
 
==Joining Imam al-Hussain==
 
==Joining Imam al-Hussain==
After Imam al-Hussain's carvan reached Karbala, Salim and a number of people from Banu Kalb joint Imam's army. He was martyred on the Day of Ashura. In the book, Ibsar al-'ayn'', Ibn Shahrashub is quoted as saying that Salim was martyred within the first attack on the Day of Ashura. However, he is not listed among the first martyrs in extant versions of Ibn Shahrashub's Manaqib.''
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After Imam al-Hussain's caravan reached Karbala, Salim and a number of people from Banu Kalb joined the Imam's army. He was martyred on the Day of Ashura. Ibn Shahrashub writes In the book ''Ibsar al-'ayn'' that Salim was martyred during the first attack on the Day of Ashura. However, the same author does not list Salim among the first martyrs in existing copies of his book ''Manaqib''.
==Skeptical Considerations==
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==Doubts About Existence==
Early Shiite sources of history and [http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1010 rijal] did not mention Salim among martyrs of Karbala. However, he is mentioned as martyr of Karbala in Ziyara al-Shuhada as cited in books of hadiths, such as ''Iqbal al-a'mal'' and ''Bihar al-anwar'': "peace be upon Salim the servant of Banu l-Madina Kalbi". However, he is not mentioned in the version of [[Ziyarat al-Shuhada]] cited in [[al-Shaykh al-Mufid]]'s al-Mazar'' as well as Ibn Mashhadi's Al-Mazar. Muhammad Taqi Shushtari has cast doubts over the existence of such a person.''
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Salim is mentioned as martyr of Karbala in the version of Ziyara al-Shuhada that in the Hadith books ''Iqbal al-a'mal'' and ''Bihar al-anwar,'' with the phrase, "peace be upon Salim the servant of Banu l-Madina Kalbi". However, early Shiite sources of history and [http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1010 rijal] do not mention Salim among martyrs of Karbala. Furthermore, he is not mentioned in the version of [[Ziyarat al-Shuhada]] cited in [[al-Shaykh al-Mufid]]'s ''al-Mazar'' or in Ibn Mashhadi's'' Al-Mazar.'' Muhammad Taqi Shushtari has cast doubts over the existence of such a person.
 
==References==
 
==References==
  

Revision as of 19:24, 25 December 2019

Salim b. 'Amr b. 'Abd Allah
Full NameSalim b. 'Amr b. 'Abd Allah Banu l-Madina al-Kalbi.
Companion ofImam al-Hussain
Religious AffiliationShi'a
LineageBanu l-Madina al-Kalbi
Martyrdom61/681
Cause of MartyrdomEvent of Karbala
Burial PlaceKarbala
ActivitiesAccompanied Muslim b. 'Aqil, Martyred in Karbala

Salim b. 'Amr b. 'Abd Allah (Arabic: سالِم بن عَمْرو بن عَبْدالله, martyrdom: 61/681) was martyred in the Battle of Karbala. He accompanied Muslim b. 'Aqil in his uprising, and after Muslim's martyrdom, left Kufa to join Imam al-Hussain's army.

Helping Muslim b. 'Aqil

Salim b. 'Amr b. 'Abd Allah was a servant of the Banu l-Madina al-Kalbi tribe. As a Shi'a, Salim helped Muslim b. 'Aqil in his uprising, and after Muslim's martyrdom, was arrested by Kathir b. Shahab. He managed to escape Obayd-Allah b. Ziyad's prison and hide with his own tribe.

Joining Imam al-Hussain

After Imam al-Hussain's caravan reached Karbala, Salim and a number of people from Banu Kalb joined the Imam's army. He was martyred on the Day of Ashura. Ibn Shahrashub writes In the book Ibsar al-'ayn that Salim was martyred during the first attack on the Day of Ashura. However, the same author does not list Salim among the first martyrs in existing copies of his book Manaqib.

Doubts About Existence

Salim is mentioned as martyr of Karbala in the version of Ziyara al-Shuhada that in the Hadith books Iqbal al-a'mal and Bihar al-anwar, with the phrase, "peace be upon Salim the servant of Banu l-Madina Kalbi". However, early Shiite sources of history and rijal do not mention Salim among martyrs of Karbala. Furthermore, he is not mentioned in the version of Ziyarat al-Shuhada cited in al-Shaykh al-Mufid's al-Mazar or in Ibn Mashhadi's Al-Mazar. Muhammad Taqi Shushtari has cast doubts over the existence of such a person.

References