Ali benignantly complied, returned to his son and told him what had happened, and Hosein approved what his father had done.
As he passed the mosque of Hosein, he observed several mollahs, reading and expounding the more abstruse passages of the Koran.
Hosein was a grandson of Mohammed, founder of the faith that bears his name.
The assonance of these names is probably intentional, cf. the brothers Hasan and Hosein of early Mahommedan history.
But Hosein by Fatima his mother was grandson of the prophet, and this produced an astonishing effect upon the mind of the woman.
Hosein served with honor against the Christians in the siege of Constantinople.
Mohammed el Hosein pronounces them to have been the site of two strong castles of the Christians.
In a distant age and climate the tragic scene of the death of Hosein will awaken the sympathy of the coldest reader.
In a distant age and climate, the tragic scene of the death of Hosein will awaken the sympathy of the coldest reader.