Kurdus b. Zuhayr al-Taghlibi
|Kurdus b. Zuhayr al-Taghlibi|
|Native name||کُرْدُوس بن زُهیر بن حرث التغلبی|
|Full Name||Kurdus b. Zuhayr b. Harth al-Taghlibi|
|Companion of||Imam al-Hussain|
|Cause ofDeath/Martyrdom||Martyrdom in the Battle of Karbala|
|Burial Place||The Holy Shrine of Imam Hussain, Karbala, Iraq|
Martyred on the day of Ashura, Kurdus b. Zuhayr al-Taghlibi was a companion of Imam Ali.
Companion of Imam Ali[edit | edit source]
Kurdus b. Zuhayr is referred to as Kurdus, son of the chief of Taghlib tribe. He was a companion of Imam Ali who attended the battles of Jamal, Siffin, and Nahrawan along with him.
In the book, al-Mazar, by al-Shahid al-Awwal, and Bihar al-anwar he is mentioned as Kursh.
Martydom[edit | edit source]
He was also a member of Imam Hussain’s military force in Kufa. Before Imam Hussain's arrival in Karbala, he and his brothers, Qasit and Muqsit joined the Imam’s army. He was martyred on the Day of Ashura. It is said that he was martyred in the first attack of Umar b. Sa'd's army.
He is mentioned in Ziarat al-Shuhada: "peace be upon Qasit and Kurdus, the sons of Zuhayr al-Taghlibi".