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Muthir al-ahzan wa munir subul al-ashjan (book)

Muthīr al-aḥzān wa munīr subul al-ashjān (Arabic: مُثیرُ الأحزان وَ مُنیرُ سُبُلِ الأشجان, literally: The provocative of griefs and the illuminater of the ways of sorrows) is a book regarding the tragedies of the Event of 'Ashura as well as the history and life of Imam al-Husayn (a). The book is written by the Shiite scholar, Ja'far b. Abi Ibrahim, known as Ibn Nama al-Hilli (d. 645/1247). The book is written in three chapters: biography of Imam al-Husayn (a), the events of 'Ashura and the stories of the Captives of Karbala. The book is also known as Ibn Namā's maqtal. It has been translated into Persian under Dar sug-i amir-i azadi (Lamenting the ruler of freedom).

Muthir al-ahzan wa munir subul al-ashjan
Author Ja'far b. Muhammad b. Nama al-Hilli
Language Arabic
Series 1 vol.
Subject Imam al-Husayn (a)
Published Najaf
Publisher Al-Matba'at al-Haydariyya

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