Kaysanites

The Kaysanites were a Shia Islamic sect which emerged during the Second Muslim Civil War. They were supporters of the pro-Alid revolutionary Mukhtar ibn Abi Ubayd al-Thaqafi and believed in the Imamate of Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyya, following his half-brother Husayn's death at the Battle of Karbala against the Umayyad Caliphate.


The Kaysanites were a Shia Islamic sect which emerged during the Second Muslim Civil War. They were supporters of the pro-Alid revolutionary Mukhtar ibn Abi Ubayd al-Thaqafi and believed in the Imamate of Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyya, following his half-brother Husayn's death at the Battle of Karbala against the Umayyad Caliphate.
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