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Ashura (literally "the tenth day" of the Islamic month of Moharram) is the most holy feast of the Shi'a Islam.
In this occasion all the Shi'ist in the world remember the martyrdom of The Imam Hussein ibn 'Alì , 2° son of 'Alì ibn Abi Talib (the first Shi'ist Imam) and grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, which took place in the 10 Moharram of 61 of Egira(680 a.C.).
The tradition says that Imam Hussein faced 4000 soldiers of the Ummayyad Army with only...
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