Ali Ibn Ali Talib: The Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World

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Burial of the dead has always been a historically significant occurrence. Most societies tribute their dead with monuments and other physical signs to honor and recognize their lives and achievements.

Mausolea are a significant phenomenon, suggesting something about humanity as a whole: the desire to celebrate dead persons of significance with monuments of grandeur.

One of the earliest and most leading mausoleum on record is that of Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the grave site of King Mausollos, constructed around 352 B.C.E. The impressive nature of the large, white, marble tomb led many to place it on the list of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Through out history masoleums have been built for people of great significance and value. One such person, but above them all is Ali ibn Ali Talib. A man with great values, high self esteem, brave heart, humility, forgiveness and wisdom

One of the most beautiful buildings in Afghanistan is Blue Mosque - Shrine of Ali in Mazar-i-Sharif. Many Afghanis believe that here is buried one of the greatest persons of Islam - Ali ibn Abi Talib.

The story the founding of the shrine indicates that, shortly after the murder of Ali and the burial of his body at Najaf, near Baghdad, some of Ali 's followers worried that his body would be desecrated by his enemies, and they placed his remains on a white female camel. Ali 's followers traveled with the camel for several weeks, until the camel ultimately fell to the ground exhausted. The

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