Alexandria besieged by the Saracens 259; |
taken, 261; library of, 263; burned by
order of Omar, 264; various opinions
upon, ib; retaken by the Greeks, 274;
taken again by the Saracens, 27..
Algazali, his interpretation of the Moham-
medan faith, 72,

Alhadir, its surrender, 218.
Ali Akbar, Hosein's eldest son, defends his
father, 404; lays down his life for him,
407, note.

Ali, Hosein's youngest son, answers Yezid
from the Koran, 413.


Ali, son of Abu Taleb, becomes vizier to
Mohammed, 15; marries Fatima, 19;
overcomes Amrou, the son of Abdud, 41;
candidate for caliphate, 82; is displeased
at his disappointment, 83; prays at Mo-
hammed's tomb for Abdallah's good jour-
ney, 197; persuades Omar to go to the
siege of Jerusalem, 207; assists Othman
in his troubles, 285; proclaimed caliph,
289; removes the governors, and lieuten-
ants appointed by Othman, 291; pursues
Ayesha, Telha, and Zobeir, 306; routs
them, 309; discovers a well by the spirit of
prophecy, 311; engages Moawiyah's forces
at Seffein, 312; challenges Moawiyah
to single combat, 313, and note; he
leaves his cause to arbitration, 319; de-
feats the Karegites, 322; deserted by his
brother Okail, 326; killed by an assassin,
329; his family, 330; anecdotes of, 331;
anecdotes from "Oriental Table-talk,"
336, note; sentences of, 337.
Al Mogeirah, the son of Saïd, 291; brings
Ziyad into Moawiyah's interest, 359; his
death, 366.

Al Mohalleb, Musab's lieutenant over Per-
sia, 461; bantered by the Separatists,
473; his death and character, 486.

Al Moktar makes his appearance at Cufah,
pretending to revenge the death of Ho-
sein, 446; imprisoned by Obeidollah,
443; is saluted caliph by a party, 454;
destroys Hosein's enemies, particularly
Shamer, Amer, Caulah (or Haulah), and
Adi, ib.; endeavours to circumvent Ab-
dallah, the son of Zobeir, 455; causes a
throne to be carried into the battle, 459,
460, and note; defeated and killed by Mu-
sab, 462, and note.
Al Mothanna joined with Abu Obeidah
Ebn Masud, and sent to Irak, 142, and


Amrou Ebn Al Aas, sent to assassinate Abu
Sofian, 40; sent into Palestine, 96; story
of, 207, note; sent to Egypt, 217; his
conference with Constantine, 246; takes
Cæsarea, 253; invades Egypt, 255; takes
Misrah (Cairo), 259; taken prisoner with
his slave Werdan, 259; escapes, 260;
Alexandria taken, 261; story of, ib.; his
letter to the caliph, 262, note; Alexan-
drian Library, 263; takes Tripolis in Bar-
bary, 265; is deprived of his commission
by Othman, 273; restored to it, 274; re-
takes Alexandria, 275; assists Moawiyah,
311; his humorous dialogue with Moa-
wiyah, 315, note; is made one of the ar-
bitrators between Ali and Moawiyah,
318; conspiracy against, 327; cajoles Abu
Musa, 319; insulted by Arwah, the daugh
ter of Hareth, 363; his death and cha-
racter, 356, 357, and note.
Amrou, the son of Beker, undertakes to as-
sassinate Amrou Ebn Al Aas, 326; kills
Karijah instead, 327.

Amer, Ebn Refaa, turns Christian, 235.
Amer, the son of Saïd, marches against
Hosein, 400; engages him, 406; tramples
him into the ground, 410; killed by Al
Moktar, 454.

Ammar Ebn Yafer, 280; one of the mur-
derers of Othman, 285.

Ammar Ben Jasar, his death, 314, and


Amrou Ben Jarmuz, provoked by Ali, killə
himself in a passion, 309.

Amrou, the son of Saïd, rebels against Ab-
dalmelik, 463; killed, 465; his wife's an-
swer to Abdalmelik, 466.

Antioch, the seat of the Grecian emperor,
104; taken, 239.
Arabians, ancient, their religion, 3.
Arrestan taken, 191.

Arzemidocht, queen of the Persians, 144;
deposed by her subjects, 145.

Ayesha marries Mohammed, 19; accused of
adultery, 44 and note; her enmity to
Othman, 282; goes in person against Ali,
296; defeated, 308; escorted by a retinue
of women, 310, note; reproves Moa-
wiyah for putting Hejer to death, 365;
her death, 376; murdered by Moawiyah.
ib. note; called prophetess and mother of
the faithful, ib..
Azarakites, see Separatists.

Baalbec, formerly Heliopolis, is summoned
to surrender by the Saracens, 179; ca-
Bahira, a monk of Bostra, foretells Moham-
pitulates, 185.
Barak, the son of Abdallah, conspires against
med's greatness, 9.
Moawiyah, 326; stabs him, 327.
Basil, his account of Mohammed, 251; he
Beder, battle of, 33; miracles there, 34;
betrays Tyre, 252.
elegy on, 35.

Ben Arthah, one of Moawiyah's generals,
325; his barbarous cruelty, and the
Bostra, a city of Syria Damascena, attacked
vengeance that followed it, 326.
by Serjabil, 97; betrayed to the Saracena,

Cadesia, battle of, 147, note.

! Cairo taken, 259.

Caliph, Its signification, 79, note, 141.
Calous, one of Heraclius's generals, 104;
is taken prisoner by Kaled, 107; killed,


Cæsarea, surrendered to the Saracens, 253.
Caulah, Derar's sister, taken prisoner by
Peter, 114; her extraordinary courage,

Constantine, the Emperor Heraclius's son,
196; his conference with Amrou, 246
Constantinople, besieged by Yezid, the son
of Moawiyah, 365.

Copts, Egyptian Christians, 2573 become
tributaries, 259.

Cosroes, king of the Persians, 50.
Cufah, a famous city of Irak, 277, note; re-
volt at, 281, note.

Cufians, they assist Ali, 306; they invite
Hosein to come and take the govern-
ment upon him, 390.

Cyprus invaded by the Saracens, 275.

Dair Abi'l Kodas, fair at, 164; attacked by
Abdallah Ebn Jaafar, 165; plundered by
the Saracens, 168.
Damascus besieged by the Saracens, 1038
inhabitants of Damascus sally out upon
the Saracens, 113; inclining to surrender
are hindered by Thomas, 129; surrender
to Abu Obeidah, 135; leave Damascus,
150; are overtaken by the Saracens and
murdered, 160.

Dames takes the castle of Aleppo by a
stratagem, 225; is taken prisoner, 237;
his strange escape, 238.
Derar Ebn Al Azwar beheads Malec Ebn
Noweirah, 86; taken prisoner, 111; res-
cued, 112; recovers his sister Caulah
from Peter, 117; destroys Werdan's
ambuscade, 123; kills the prefect of
Tripolis, 167; is put into a chest at Ar-
restan, 191; taken prisoner, 197; his
contest with Serjabil, 202; is taken pri-
soner by Haim, 232; narrowly escapes
death, 234.

Fatima, daughter of Mohammed, marries
Ali, 19.

Fatimite caliphs in Egypt, 415.
Firuz assassinate Omar, 266.

Gabriel conducts Mohammed in his night-
journey to heaven, 20.

Greeks make an incursion into Syria, 365.
Hafsa, one of Mohammed's wives, Omar's
daughter, 195; entrusted with the au-
thentic copy of the Koran, 102.
Hakem obeys the text of the Koran in
opposition to Ziyad's command, 361; his
remarkable death, ib.
Hainza, Mohammed's uncle, killed at the
battle of Ohud, 37.

Hani, a favourer of Hosein, 392; beheaded,


Harmozan, story of, 215, note.
Haroot and Maroot, fable of, 50.
Harro meets with Hosein and intercepts
him, 398; he repents, and joins him,

Hasan, eldest son of Ali, taxeth his father's
conduct, 390; succeeds his father, 346;
resigns to Moawiyah, 348; his character,
349, &c.; death, 350 and note; anecdotes
of, 352, &c.

Haula carries Hosein's head to Obeidollah,
410; is killed by Al Moktar, 454.
Hejaj, the son of Joseph, an eloquent and
warlike captain, sent against Abdallah
the son of Zobeir, 474; besieges him in
Mecca, 476, 477; pulls down the temple
of Mecca and rebuilds it, 480; his cruelty,
481; he builds Wasset, 492; anecdotes of
his character, &c., 492; his death, 497.
Hejer, his character and behaviour, 362;

offends Hejej, 363; his death, 365.
Hems makes a truce with the Saracens, 173;
besieged, 189; surrendered, 194; sends
5000 men to defend Damascus, 104.
Henda, her barbarity to the body of Hamza
after the battle of Ohud, 38.
Heraclius, Emperor, 79; sends an army to
check the Saracens, 95; sends 5000 men
under Calous to relieve Damascus, 104;
sends Werdan with 100,000 men, 109;
sends another large army under Mahan,
194; his wardrobe at Damaseus, 150; re-
ported by the Saracens to have died a
Mohammedan, 239.

Herbis, a Christian officer at Damascus,
137; leaves Damascus, 150; killed, 159.
Herbis, governor of Baalbec, rejects Abu

Obeidah's summons with scorn, 180; be-
haves himself bravely, 181; is besieged
in a monastery, 184; makes articles for
Baalbec, and is dismissed 186; killed by
his own men, 188.
Hirah, a city of Irak, taken by Kaled, 97.
Hosein, Ali's second son, 330; refuseth to
acknowledge Yezid's title, 387; invited
by the Cutians, 390; and complies, 396;
intercepted by Harro, 398: engaged by
Shamer and Amer, 402; his death, 408,
409, and note; trampled into the ground,
410; a light streams up over his head all
the night, and white birds hover over it,
ib.; his head set up in Cufah, 412; tradi-
tions concerning it, 415, and note; his
tomb, ib.; worketh a miracle, 416; his
titles, ib.; devotions and pilgrimages, ib.;
his answer to his father Ali concerning
the divine love, 417; superstitious ob-
servation of the day of his death, ib. and
note; fabies concerning him, 418; lamen
tation of the penitents at his tomb, 450.
Hosein besieges Mecca, 427.
Hoseinians, (that is the partisans of Honein)
go to Mecca and terrify Abdallah the son
of Zobeir, 456.

Ibrahim, the son of Alashtar, his fidelity to
Musab, 467.

Irak, called Babylonia by Ptolemy, is first
invaded by Kaled, 97.

Irakians, influenced by Abdalmelik, betray
Musab the son of Zobeir, 468; they rebel
against Hejaj, and are beaten, 481.
Izrail, governor of Damascus, 107; is taken
prisoner by Kaled, and killed, 108.

Jabalah Ebn Al Ayham offends Omar, 171;
sent to assist the governor of Kinnisrin,
178; joins Mahan, the emperor's general,
195; is beaten by Kaled, 197; suggests
the assassination of Omar, 237; last king
of the Christian Arabs, dies, 372.
Jaloulah, battle of 215, and note.
Jerusalem besieged by the Saracens, 207;
surrendered to Omar, 211.

Jews, their treaty with Mohammed, 35;
bewitched Mohammed, 49.
John, Youkinna's brother, 218; killed by
Youkinna, 221.

John the grammarian, 263; is excommuni-
cated, ib.
John, the son of Saïd, attempts to rescue
his brother Amrou, 465; his bold answer
to Abdalmelik, 470.
Jonas, a Christian nobleman of Damascus,
152; is taken prisoner by the Saracens,
and turns Mohammedan, 153; instigates
Kaled to pursue the Damascenes, 154;
loses his wife, 157; is shot at Yermouk,
160; seen in a vision by Rafi Ebn Omei-
rah, ib.
Jowab, Ayesha is frightened at the barking
of the dogs there, 296.

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Kinnisrin taken by the Saracens, 179.
Kaled Ebn Al Walid leads the right wing
of the idolaters in the battle of Ohud, 37;
slaughter of the Meccans, 53; his cruelty,
55; subdues the rebellious Arabs, 85;
marries the wife of Malec, 86, note; sur-
named "The Sword of God," 87; routs
Moseilama the false prophet. 88; invades
Irak, 92; recalled, and made general of
the forces in Syria, 97; takes Bostra, 102;
beheads Carous and Israil, 108; beats the
Christians at Ajnadin, 118; conference
with Werdan, 122; returns to Damascus,
128; contends with Abu Obeidah, 136;

pursues the Damascenes, 154; overtakes
and destroys them, 157; deposed by Omar,
163: relieves Abdallah at Dair Abi Í Kodas,
167; intercepts the governor of Kinnisrin,
178; beats Jabalah Ebn Al Ayham, 197;
his conference with Mahan, 200; com-
mands the Saracen army at the battle of
Yermouk, 201; relieves the Aleppians,
222, subdues the country as far as Eu-
pirrates, 241; his death, 255; story of
public ingratitude towards him, 255, note.
Kaled, the son of Asid, a manager for Ab-
dalmelik in Bassorah, 466.

Kaled, the son of Yezid, skilled in alchemy,
428; he abuseth Merwan the son of
Hakem, 452.

Koran, account of, 64; first collected into
one volume, 139.

Koreish, or Koreishites, a noble tribe
an ng the Arabs, persecute the followers
of 'ohammed, 16; determine to assas-
sinate the prophet, 30.

Lebid, story of, 11, note.
Leon, Theodorus, his son, releases You-
kinna, 230.

Luke, governor of Al Hadir and Kinnisrin,

Luke, Theodorus's son, murders his father,

Madayen, a city of Persia, plundered by the
Saracens, 215.

Magic, believed by the Mussulmans, 49, note.
Mahan, general of the emperor's forces in

Syria, 194; his conference with Kaled,
199; defeated at the battle of Yermouk,
201; his injustice, 203; he is killed at
Damascus, 204.
Mahran, general of the Persians, 144;
killed, 145.

Malec Alashtar, 228; rebels against Oth-
man, 281, and note; cuts off the legs of Aye-
sha's camels, 309, note; obtains water for
the troops at Seffein, 312, note; poisoned,


Malec Ebn Noweirah, refusing to pay the
Zacat, is killed by Kaled's order, 86, and
note; his beautiful wife, ib.
Manuel, re-takes Alexandria, 254; being
beaten, he flees to Constantinople, 275.
Mary, the Coptic girl, beloved by Moham-
med, 51.

Mecca, the birth-place of Mohammed, 5, 30,

80; slaughter there by Kaled, 53.
Mecca besieged by Hosein, 427; the siege
raised upon the news of the death of
Yezid, ib., and note; the temple battered
by the Syrians, 476.
Medina taken by Meslem, 426.
Medina, the place of Mohammed's burial, 1
30, 80 besieged by the Meccans.
Meisarah Ebn Mesrouk, invades the moun
tainous part of Syria, 241.
Meisun, the Bedonian wife of Moawiyah,

428; translation from her poetry, ib.


Merwan Ebn Al Hakem, Othman's secre-
tary. 282, and note; kills Telha, 308; is
made governor of Medina, 372; proclaimed
caliph at Damascus, 435; married Yezid's
widow, 436; she stifles him, 452; called
Ebn Tarid, and why, ib.
Meslem sent by Yezid to besiege Medina,
425; enters the city, 426; his death, 427.
Miracles of Mohammed, 66, note.
Misrah, formerly Memphis, now Cairo,

256; taken by the Saracens, 259.
Moawiyah invades Cyprus, 275; Othman's
lieutenant in Syria, 289; his opposition
and messages to Ali, 294, 295, and note;
encounters Ali at Seffein, 314; challenged
by Ali to single combat. 315; his humour-
ous dialogue with Amrou, ib. note; leaves
his cause to arbitration, 319, poisons Malec
Alashtar, 323; wounded by an assassin,
327; obligeth Hasan to abdicate, 348;
proclaimed caliph, 354; owns Ziyad to be
his brother, 359; puts Hejer to death,
365; sent his son Yezid to besiege Con-
stantinople, ib.; designs to remove Mo-
hammed's pulpit from Medina, 367; his
perfidious dealing between Said the
governor of Medina, and Merwan the
son of Hakem, 372; makes the caliphate
hereditary, 374; establishes his son Yezid
in the succession, ib. murders Ayesha, 375
note; his last speech, 378; and charac-
ter, 379; objections made against him
by Hasan the Bassorian, 380; anecdotes of,
381, &c. his patronage of letters ib. note;
the first caliph who formed a navy, 383,
note; Paradise of Sheddad the son of
Ad, 384.
Moawiyah II., proclaimed caliph, 430; re-
signs the government, 431; dies, ib.
Mohammedan faith, 67; practice, 70; illus-

tration of their creed, 71.
Mohammed, birth of, 5; traditions of his
childhood, 7; marries Kadija, 8; writes
the Koran, 10; his poetry, 11; commence-
ment of his mission, b.; his first prose-
lytes, 13; persecuted 16; his affection for
Kadijah, 17; chief points of his religion,
18; marries Ayesha, 19; Hafsa, and
Sawda, 19; story of his ascent to heaven,
20; traditions connected with it, 26; flight
to Medina, 31; commences preaching war-
fare, 32; changes the Kebla and appoints
the fast Ramadan, 32; gains a victory
at Beder, 33; defeated at Ohud, 37; re-
peats prayers over the slain, 38; sends |
Amrou to assassinate Abu Sofian, 40; pro-
hibits wine and games at chance, 40, and
note; falls in love with Zainab and mar-
ries her, 43; his wife Ayesha accused of
adultery, 44; his pilgrimage to the Kaaba,
at Mecca, 45, 53; nearly poisoned at
Khaibar, 49; bewitched by the Jews, ib.;

debauches his slave Mary, 51; sends
Kaled to destroy idols, 55; his respect to
his nurse, 56; besieges Taif, 56; marches
to Syria, 57; his farewell pilgrimage with
100,000 people to Mecca, 58; his death,
61; his character and personal appear-
ance, 62; anecdotes of his wives, 63, note;
his miracles, 66, note, 233; his tomb re-
verenced by the Mohammedans, 198, 208;
invoked by his followers, 219; what ac-
count he gave of his inspiration, 232;
his prophecy concerning the duration
of the caliphate, 352; his fondness for
Hasan and Hosein, 357; his character
of Amrou Ebn Al Aas, 356; his deci-
sion in the case of fornication, 359;
his indulgence to the army that should
take Constantinople, 365; his walking-
stick and pulpit, 367; his sentence upon
him that should injure Medina, 429.
Moliainmed, son of Abubeker, made lieute-
nant of Egypt, 323; his death, ib.
Mohammed, the son of Hanafiyah, chief of
Ali's family, 440; his piety, 456; he and
his friends are seized by Abdallah the
son of Zobeir, and imprisoned in the
Zemzem, 456; dies, 490.
Mokaukas, lieutenant of Misrah, 256; his
perfidy, 257.

Money, when first coined amongst the
Arabians, 487

Motazeli, a sect amongst the Arabians;

whence denominated, 292.
Moscilama the prophet, opposed to Moham-
med, 88; his connection with Sejaj, 89,
note; his death, ib. Mothanna, sent into
Irak, 142, and note; kills the Persian
general, 145.

Musab, brother to Abdallah, the son of
Zobeir, is routed, 436; male governor of
Bassorah, 460; marches against Al Mok-
tar, 461 he irritates the Bassorians, 467;
killed, 468; his head taken to Abdalmelik,
Muslim, Hosein's cousin, goes to Irak, to
make interest for him, 390; conspires
to assasinate Obeidollah, 393; attacks the
castle of Cufah, ib.; is deserted, 394;
taken and killed, 396.

Nestorius, a Christian general, takes Dames

prisoner, 237.

Nooman, the son of Bashir, his speech, sent
by Yezid to compose the tumults at
Medina, 424.

Obeidollah, (the son of Ziyad, made lieu-
tenant of Khorassan, 373; and of Cufah,
391; treats Hosein's head contumeliously,
410; is forced to retire into Syria, 432;
imprisons Al Moktar, 443; cuts Solymar.
and his penitents to pieces, 451; marches
against Cufah, 458; is beaten and killed,
459, and note.

Ohud, battle of, 37.

Okail, Ali's brother, deserts to Moawiyalı,
326, and note.


Okbal, punishes the revolters from Mo-
hammedanism, 366; his conquests, ib.
Omar, his first conversion to Islamism,
15; candidate for the caliphate after
Mohammed's decease, 80; swears to Abu-
beker, 81; compels Ali to do the same,
83; says prayers publicly during Abube-
ker's sickness, 138; appointed caliph by
Abubeker's will, ib.; inaugurated, 141;
sends forces into Irak, 142; deposes
Kaled, 161; writes to Abu Obeidah about
Jabalah Ebn Al Ayham, 171; rebukes
Abu Obeidah for not fighting, 177; travels
to Jerusalem, 208; his execution of jus-
tice, 208; punishes
sisters as wives, 209; relieves some poor
man for having two
tributaries, 210; reproves two men for
having one wife between them, 210;
preaches to the camp, 211; articles of
agreement with the Jerusalemites, ibid;
enters the city, 213; builds a temple
where Solomon's stood, 214; returns to
Medina from Jerusalem, 217; his wonder-
ful deliverance, 237; his letter to the
emperor, 243; he accepts of Tuleiha's re-
pentance, 250; his opinion of all other
books except the Koran, 264; is assassi-
nated, 266; his character, ib.; story of,
268, note; his wives, 270, note.
Opheirah, a woman of great courage, 115.
Othman, Ebn Affan, his quarrel with Kaled,
86, note; dissuades Omar from going to
Jerusalem, 207; chosen caliph by six
commissioners, 271; takes away Amrou's
commission, 273; the murmurs of the
Saracens against him, 278, &c. causes of
the disaffection, 279, note; besieged in!
his palace, 284, and 285, note; his death
and character, ib., his bloody shirt car-
ried by the Separatists, 283.
Othman, the son of Hanif, taken prisoner
by Ayesha, 299; loses his beard, 304.

Paul, a Christian officer at Damascus, 113;
killed, 118.

Persians, assertors of the right of Ali,
82; conquered Syria and Egypt, 90; de-
feated by the Arabians, 150, 215, and
notes; their date or era, 150; totally sub-
dued by the Saracens, 329.
Peter, a Christian officer at Damascus, 113;
takes Caulah prisoner, 114; killed, 117.
Plague in Syria, 255.
Pulpit of Mohammed, reverenced by his fol-
lowers, 367; the sun eclipsed upon
Moawiyah's attempt to remove it, ibid.

Rafi, Ebn Abdallah, is made lieutenant of
Baalbec, 187.

Rafi, Ebn Omeirah, 110; takes the em


peror's daughter prisoner, 157; his vision
of Jonas, 160; is taken prisoner, 197.
Refaa, bewails his son's turning Christian,

Romanus, governor of Bostra, his mock
combat with Kaled, 99; betrays Bostra
Rustam, general of the Persians, 146; his
to the Saracens, 103.
death, 147 and note.

Saïd, the son of Hobans, story of, 491.
Said, Othman's grandson, made lieutenant
Saïd, Ebn Kaled, created general by Abu-
of Khorassan; goes to Samarcand, 374.
beker, but patiently resigns his com-
mission, 96.

Saïd, Ebn Abi Wakkas, gains the battle of

Cadesia, 147; takes Madayen, 215; re-
Saïd, Ebn Amir, captain of the recruits
moved from his prefecture, 279.
Salehh, a Karegite, joined with Shebib, 481;
sent by Omar, before the battle at Yer-
mouk, 198; beats the prefect of Amman,

Salem, the son of Ziyad, invades the Turks
his sermon, 482; is killed, 486.
in Sogd, 420; chosen governor of Kho-
Samrah, Ziyad's lieutenant over Bassorah,
rassan, 436; how well beloved, 437.

Seffein, skirmishes there, between Ali and
370; he curseth Moawiyah, 373
Moawiyah, 314, 315, and notes.
Sentences of Ali, 337.
Sejaj, the prophetess, her connexion with
Moseilama, 89, note.

Separatists carry Othman's bloody shirt
into Syria, 293; revolt against Ali, 320;
they desert Abdallah the son of Zobeir,
are beaten from Basorah, 443;
sworn enemies to all established govern-
ment, 463; their cruelty, ib. banter Al
Mohalleb, upon the subject of the oath of
allegiance, 473; rise against Hejaj, 481.
Serjabil Ebn Hasanah (formerly Moham-

med's secretary), attacks Bostra, 97; en-
gages with Thomas, 134; his death, 255
Shaddad, Ebn Al Aus, proclaimed at Da-

Shamer begins the battle with Hosein, 406;
mascus, as Omar's representative, 163
Shaizar taken by the Saracens, 191.
Shebib, a Karegite, opposes Hejaj, 481; his
he is killed by Al Moktar, 454.
death, 488; his mother's dream concern-
ing him, 489.

Sheddad, the son of Ad, paradise of, 384, n.
Shiites, the sect of Ali, 334 and note.
Sohail, Ebn Sabah, by a breach of discipline
Sogd, conquered by the Mohammedans, 374.

Solyman, the son of Sorad, headeth a party
preserves the Saracen army, 182.
of the sectaries of Ali, 437; his circular
letter, 438; he sets out "gainst Obeidol-
lab, 448; his lamentation at Hosein's
tomb, 450; is killed, 451.

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