Abul Mavid Kharazmi

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Muvafagh-ibn-Ahmad-Kharazmi (484-568), the writer of Maqtal-al-Hussain, was a judge, orator, poet and literary figure.

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Maqtal Al-Hussain

Kharazmi was born in 484 AH and passed away in 568. Though of Hanafi sect and not of Shia, he had a clear interest in Shia Imams. Maqtal –al- Hossain is his most famous book and is derived from Al- Fotouh Ibn Asam. The book is divided into three parts and the middle part deals with the great movement of Imam Hossein and his martyrdom.

Books[edit | edit source]

  • Maqtal- al- Hossain
  • Al-Manaqeb: in praise of Imam Ali’s virtues and merits.
  • Rad-o-Shams Li-Amir-al-Momenin
  • Vasiat-al-Amir-al-Momenin
  • Qazaya Amir-al-Momenin va al-Arbaeen-Fi-Manaqeb al-Nabi al Omieen

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