- a town in central Iraq: former seat of Abbassid caliphate; Muslim pilgrimage center.
Also called Al Kufa.
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But in Kufa peace was restored, and this not by military force, but by the headmen of the tribes.
We must not forget that Kufa and Basra were military colonies, and that each tribe had its own quarter of the city.
His body was crucified in Kufa, his head sent to Damascus and thence to Medina.
Reinforced by many Kharijites out of the northern provinces, he marched against Kufa.
Qaḥṭaba himself perished in the combat, but his son Ḥasan entered Kufa without any resistance on the 2nd of September 740.