Russian Foundation
for Islamic Studies

Revolution of imam Husayn and uprising in Karbala

by Gholam Hosein Zargarinajad

2016 Feb 09

The work represents a research of the question that has been occupying historians, orientalists and writers for many centuries. The books tells about the incident in Karbala, where took place the atrocious murder of imam Husayn, the Prophet’s grandson, and of other members of the holy family. The Iranian author committed himself to examining the reasons of the uprising and its development by studying numerous documentary, religious, literary and other sources.

Sophisticated readers will find an appendix with tables featuring the names of the deceased and references to trustworthy medieval sources.