Religion & Spirituality:Islam
EP.24--History: Ali and the First Civil War
This episode discusses the rule of Ali ibn Abi Talib (656-661), which is also the time of the First Civil War, a traumatic event in the life of the early Muslim community.
Sources and Further Reading:
The History of al-Tabari
The Venture of Islam by Marshall G.S. Hodgson
The Early Islamic Conquests by Fred M. Donner
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