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Pilgrimage to Karbala and Najaf

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198063117
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080199 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0051
Pilgrimage to Karbala and Najaf

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The author sets out on a pilgrimage to Kerbela and Nejif and is hospitably entertained at the house of a Syed and by the Governor of Kerbela. He describes the Mausoleum, the town of Kerbela, its capture by the Vahabies, and its plunder by the Arabs for the second time. He traces the history of the Vahabies and presents a letter of their Chief to the King of Persia.

Keywords: Kerbela; Nejif; pilgrimage; Mausoleum; Vahabies; Arabs; King of Persia

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