Amru bin Huraith was a leader from Kufa. Maytham said to him:
I'll be your neighbour. Treat me kindly.
Do you want to buy bin Masoud's house or bin al-Hakim's?
Maytham kept silent. Amru bin Harith was puzzled. He wondered:
What does Maytham mean?
Days and years passed. Unjust rulers succeeded each other over Kufa. They treated its people rudely.