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  CONK! Encyclopedia: Battle_of_Kerbela   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Battle of Karbala, sometimes known as the "tragedy of Karbala", was a skirmish that took place on October 10, 680, in Iraq.
The battle saw the large and professional army of the Umayyad Caliph Yazid, around 30,000 strong, surrounding the family and friends of Imam Husayn, which consisted of 72 men and boys, 2 of whom were the Husayn's sons.
He therefore declared that all should witness that he was casting the first arrow in battle and he shot an arrow towards Imam Husayn.
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Battle of Kerbela November 12 - The Sixth Ecumenical Council opens in Constantinople The Bulgars subjugate the country of current-day Bulgaria Pippin of Herstal becomes Mayor of the Palace Umayyad caliph...
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Battle of Kerbela 732 - Battle of Tours : Near Poitiers, France, leader of the Franks Charles Martel and his men, defeat a large army of Moors, stopping the Muslims from spreading into Western Europe.
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 CALIPHATE - LoveToKnow Article on CALIPHATE
The battle at Siflin (657), near the Euphrates, which lasted two months and consisted principally in, sometimes bloody, skirmishes, with alternate success, ended by the well-known appeal to the decision of the Koran on the part of Moawiya.
Hosain gave battle, vainly relying on the promised aid from Kuf a, and fell with almost all his followers on the 10th of Muharram 61 (10th of October 680).
Mohallab, who at the time of the battle of Bajomaira was in the field against the Azraqites (Kharijites), and had put himself at the disposal of the caliph, had orders to carry on the war.
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 Battle of Karbala - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The battle saw the large and professional army of the Umayyad Caliph Yazid, face the army of Imam Husayn, which, according to some legends, consisted of 72 men and boys, 2 of whom were the Husayn's sons.
He therefore declared that all should witness that he was casting the first arrow in battle and he shot an arrow towards Imam Husayn(A).
More history on the battle of Karbala may be found at http://www.shianews.com/hi/articles/islam/0000082.php
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 October 10
October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years).
732 - Battle of Tours: Near Poitiers, France, leader of the Franks Charles Martel and his men, defeat a large army of Moors, stopping the Muslims from spreading into Western Europe.
1877 - Following the recovery of Lieutenant-Colonel George Armstrong Custer's body from where he fell during the Battle of Little Big Horn the previous year, Custer is given a funeral with full military honors and is laid to rest at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.
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 Gertrude Bell letters test template
Kerbela [Karbala] is one of the most sacred cities of Islam.
In it lie buried Ali's two sons, Hussein and Abbas who were both killed in the battle of Kerbela by the first Abbasid Khalif.
We got into Museyyib early and I was very glad to be into camp by 2.30 for I had a horrible cold in the head, caught lying on the ground in a draughty hall drawing the plan of Khethar for 2 days and wished I were dead.
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 Terrorism and Islam
For example, when Sadam Hussein said that the battle of the Gulf War would be "the mother of all battles" and claimed victory before anything started, it was the words and ideas that were embraced by his followers.
Besides the battles during Muhammad's life, after his death in 632 AD, the Caliphs (civic and religious leaders, successors of Muhammad) continued the military expansion into what is now Iraq and Iran and across North Africa.
The ensuing battle at Kerbela (680 AD), at which the grandson of Muhammad, Hussein, was killed, split the Islamic world into the Shias (mostly in Iran) and Sunnis, which continue today.
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 Battle of Karbala - MindSharer Article Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Husayn and his sons were killed in the battle.
During the battle, one of Yazids generals, named Hurr, changed side to face certain death with Husayn.
The body of Husayn was decapitated, and the head was brought back to Yazid.
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 A Chronology of World Political History (501 - 800 C.E.)
Ali defeated the rebels in the Battle of the Camel.
Killed in the Battle of Kerbela, al-Husayn was recognized as martyr of the Shiah Sect.
The coalition army of Arabia and Tashkent defeated the Tang army in the Battle of Talas.
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 The History Of Islam
Al-Hussein, Ali's other son, together with most of his family, was slain under the reign of Mu'awayia's son, the Khalifah Yazid I. at the battle of Kerbela, which actually was rather an assassination than a battle.
At the Battle of Tours and Poitiers (732 AD) the Franks under the leadership of Charles Martel turned the tide and the Muslim forces withdrew to behind the Pyrenaes, a mountain range separating France from Spain.
In one such battle, the hard-pressed Muslim soldiers decided to stick pages from the Qur'an to the points of their swords and thus forced the opposing Muslim army to a ceasefire.
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 Encyclopedia: Battle-of-Karbala   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Karbalā (Arabic: ; also transliterated as Kerbala or Kerbela) is a city in Iraq, located about 100 km southwest of Baghdad at 32.
Events October 10 - Battle of Kerbela November 12 - The Sixth Ecumenical Council opens in Constantinople The Bulgars subjugate the country of current-day Bulgaria Pippin of Herstal becomes Mayor of the Palace Umayyad caliph Muawiyah I succeeded by Yazid I ibn Muawiyah Erwig deposes Wamba to become king of the...
The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (also called Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate Muslim holy days.
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 Chronology of the New Peoples
Clovis and his Burgundian ally Gundobad kill Alaric II, and Clovis annexes the Visigoth kingdom of Toulouse, but the Visigoths will remain in control of the Iberian Peninsula for the next 2 centuries, even though the native population of 6 million outnumbers them 30 to 1.
Later evidence will suggest that the king was not a Celtic or Welsh monarch but perhaps rather the leader of a Sarmatian tribe whose ancestors came to England as mercenaries for the Romans.
Refusing to be distracted by the Avars who are constantly attacking his Balkan territories, Heraclius gains a decisive victory December 12 in the Battle of Nineveh and saves Constantinople from the Persians.
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In the famous "Seyahatname" (travel diaries) of Evliya Çelebi, it is stated that the grand son of Hz.
Ali, Imam Hüseyin, who was killed in the battle of Kerbela in year 680, was a known hawk and falcon hunter, and also kept Ankuts.
Because of this, Evliya Çelebi wrote that the people who hunted birds with birds in İstanbul (1638) thought that their spiritual leader was Imam Hüseyin.
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 The Realm of Chivalry - Timeline
680- At the Battle of Kerbela in the forces of Caliph Yazid defeat the armies of Hassan, grandson of the Mohammed, who is killed.
1066- On October 14, the Normans, led by William the Bastard (hereafter known as the Conqueror), defeat the battle-weary forces of Harold II at the Battle of Hastings and conquer England.
King Louis IX of France is captured by the Egyptian caliph but is released once he promises to evacuate Damietta and pay a ransom of 800,000 gold pieces.
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 Naim FRASHËRI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Istori’ e Skenderbeut, Bucharest 1898 (History of Scanderbeg), is an historical epic of 11,500 verses which Frashëri must have written in about 1895 in his last creative years and one which the author himself regarded as his masterpiece.
Another work of similar proportions, published the same year as the ‘History of Scanderbeg,’ is Qerbelaja, Bucharest 1898 (Kerbela), a Shi’ite religious epic in twenty-five cantos, which deals with the Battle of Kerbela in Iraq in 680 A.D. in which Husein, grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, was killed.
In contrast to the ‘History of Scanderbeg,’ Qerbelaja is a narrative epic devoid of a hero or principal character.
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 Alevism.net > Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Twenty years later the son of Ali (Huseyin) died during a battle (Kerbela, Irak) between the two camps.
With the lost sea battle of Lepanto (1571) against the Christian fleet (the combined papal, Spanish, Venetian, and Genoese fleets) the decline of the Ottoman Empire started.
With the failure to conquer Vienna end 17th century the expansion of the Ottoman Empire was halted, and with that the spreading of the Sunni-Islam on macro-level.
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 Lookat Photos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Scene at one of the entrances to the shrine of Imam Hussein in Kerbela.
He was killed in the battle of Kerbela 1300 years, after which the Muslims split up into Shiites (Shia Ali = Party of Ali) and Sunnis.
The posters on the wall show persons who went missing or were murdered during the dictatorship of Saddam Hussein.
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 List of battles 601-1400 : List of battle 601-1400   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
631 Battle of Wogastisburg[?] - King Samo[?] defeats Austrasian forces, led by Dagobert I, Merovingian king of the Franks
634 Battle of Heavenfield[?] - Oswald of Bernicia defeats and kills the Welsh Cadwallon[?]
698 Battle of Carthage (698)[?] - Moslem Conquest of North Africa[?]
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 680 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
January 30 - Balthild, queen of Neustria and Burgundy
October 10 - Husayn bin Ali, grandson of Muhammad (see Battle of Karbala
This page was last modified 16:40, 5 October 2005.
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 Far Outliers
As the gun battle I saw in Quetta demonstrated, Musharraf has struck hard against various ethnic nationalists and criminal groups.
Not until reinforcements arrived in late 1860 was Vietnamese resistance finally overcome in a decisive battle in February 1861 and Saigon seized.
His losing battle to maintain normal diplomatic relations with China in the face of American opposition must have been rooted, in part, in his 1920s experience as a China consul and in his belief, not directly derived from Kasumigaseki diplomacy, in the importance of the Sino-Japanese relationship.
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 The Assassins: 2
After his death in 632 CE Islam was ruled in succession by four Rightly Guided Caliphs, the last of whom was 'Ali, the Prophet's cousin and Fatima's husband.
'Ali found himself embroiled in bitter struggles concerning the succession and eventually he was murdered at the door of the mosque in Kufa; not long after this his son Husayn, the grandson of the Prophet, was killed at the battle of Kerbela in which he was enormously outnumbered.
They may have believed that it was more humane to kill one man selectively than a multitude in a battle.
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 Lookat Photos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There's no waltz of the toreadors in the Swiss Alps, and "the running of the bulls" is likely to be the weekend pitter-patter of investment bankers' feet as they sprint to the train that will haul them back to Zürich for Monday's market opening.
Still, the Swiss enjoy a bloodless bovine battle as much as the Spaniards love a bullfight: Here in the Alps, the whimsical Swiss have their cows lock horns.
Window of a taxi showing the martydom of Imam Hussein in the battle of Kerbela 1300 years ago, which resulted in the split of the Muslims into Shiites (Shia Ali = Party of Ali) and Sunnis.
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 Southeast European Politics, Vol 1, No 1, 2000
In the last two chapters, Duijzings even attempts a comparative textual analysis of what he asserts are Albanian and Serb examples of how religious symbolism infiltrate “national” imaginations.
7) and situate it on comparative grounds with a post-war, state produced body of literature that recreates, and embellishes the Battle of Kosovo mythology in Serbia (Chap.
This is not the place to try to debate this issue but I think the last two chapters are indicative of a general pattern of this book.
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 Commentary Magazine - Lebanon: Israel's Friendliest Neighbor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
...Yom el-Ashura commemorates Hussein's defeat at Kerbela and for all Shiites it is a day of intense mourning...
...The mantle of twelve and a half centuries slips off effortlessly, and Omayyad perfidy, the intrigues of Aisha, and the details of the fateful battle become suddenly far more vivid than the most sensational news in the morning's Beirut press...
...Here the battle of Kerbela is reenacted, and microphones and loudspeakers, on hire from Sidon, allow the leading combatants to pause occasionally to deliver speeches...
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 Encyclopedia: Aashurah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It commemorates the martyrdom of Husayn bin Ali, the grandson of Muhammad and the third Imam of the Shi'as, at the Battle of Karbala in the year 61 AH (AD 680).
This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality.
Eastern Orthodox shrine Buddhist shrine just outside Wat Phnom.
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 650 CE to 699 CE World History - Din Timelines
dec 09 - Battle of Kameel: Kalief Al ibn Abu Talib beats rebellion.
oct 10 - Battle at Kerbela: Kalief Yazid beats pretender al-Hussein.
may 21 - Battle at Nechtansmere: Picten beat Northumbrians.
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 680 at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 WHAT HAPPENED TODAY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
1644 2nd Battle at Newbury: King Charles I beats parliamentary armies
1864 Battle of Boydton Plank Road, VA (Burgess' Mill, Southside Railroad)
1864 Battle of Fair Oaks, Va near Richmont
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