Ashura and the Battle of Karbala - Part Two (English captions)

Location: Iran

ASHURA AND THE BATTLE OF KARBALA - PART TWO (English): The Battle of Karbala played a central role in shaping the identity of Shia Islam. On October 10th, 680 CE (Muharram 10, 61 AH), Husayn ibn Ali, the Prophet Mohammad's grandson, with supporters and family members faced the military might of Yazid I, the Umayyad Caliph on a field near Karbala in Iraq. The events surrounding the fate of Husayn and his family is commemorated every year during Ashura, the Day of Remembrance.

  • Resource Name: TASSR2-2-1
  • Clip ID: 877ANT9_CBOB1G083

  • Broadcast Standard: PAL
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3
  • Length: 1:37.520
  • Frame Rate: 25 fps
  • Frame Size: 720 x 576