Ḥarūrāʾ
(93 words)

, Ḥarawrā, the meeting place of the first Ḵh̲ārid̲j̲īs, not far from Kūfa, when they publicly disclaimed allegiance to ʿAlī and were soon afterwards almost exterminated in the bloody battle of Nahrawān. From it comes the name Ḥarūrīya for. the early Ḵh̲ārid̲j̲īs [q. v.].

Bibliography

Yāḳūt, Mud̲j̲am, ed. Wüstenfeld, ii. 246

Ṭabarī, ed. de Goeje, i. 3341 et seq. and the other Arab chronicles in the passages.quoted in Brünnow, Die Charidschiten, p. 16 et seq., and Wellhausen, Die religiös-politischen Oppositionsparteien, p. 4 et seq.

al-S̲h̲ahrastānī, ed. Cureton, p. 86 et seq. etc.

Cite this page
“Ḥarūrāʾ”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 12 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_2722>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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