A Survey of Poems and Hadith

Mohammad Hossein Vathiqirad

Succession of Imam Ali, peace be upon him, is the main subject of debate between Shia and Sunni. The holy Quran, Hadith, intellect, history and literature are the evidences of Shia for succession of Imam Ali.  A Survey of Arabic literature shows that there are many poems which reflect the succession of Imam Ali. Demonstrating the succession of Imam Ali in Arabic poetry is the main concern of the present article.

Key Words: Succession of Imam Ali, Arabic Literature and Poetry.

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