Sa'sa'a bin Sohan

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Ṣa‘ṣa‘ah ibn Suhān (Arabic: صعصعة بن صوحان‎) was born in the year 598, corresponding to about 24 years before Hijra in Qatif, Saudi Arabia. He was a companion of ‘Alī and is revered by the Shī‘ah.

He belonged to the tribe of Abdul Qays. He was a prolific writer, an orator, and brother of Zayd ibn Suhan.

Ṣa‘ṣa‘ah was exiled by Muawiyah I to Bahrain, where he died on the year 666, corresponding to 44 hijri. His grave lies in the village of Askar, and is visited by many Shia Muslims,

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