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Yarmuk AD 636: The Muslim Conquest of Syria pdf

Yarmuk AD 636: The Muslim Conquest of Syria by David Nicolle

Yarmuk AD 636: The Muslim Conquest of Syria



Yarmuk AD 636: The Muslim Conquest of Syria ebook download

Yarmuk AD 636: The Muslim Conquest of Syria David Nicolle ebook
ISBN: 9781855324145
Page: 96
Format: pdf
Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited


May 16, 2010 - A Byzantine army that halted Khalid's advance guard was defeated. This took place in March 631 AD, 9AH,11th month of the Islamic Calendar. Apr 30, 2013 - Under his command, Damascus was captured in 634 and the key Arab victory against the Byzantine forces was achieved at the Battle of Yarmouk (636), which led to the conquest of the Bilad al-Sham (Levant). Oct 27, 2010 - The Muslims reached Damascus in 635 but were forced to withdraw to Yarmuk; there they defeated the Byzantines decisively and thus faced little resistance in occupying the remainder of Syria and Palestine. The Muslims besieged Emesa which was finally conquered in March 636 A.D after two months of siege. Aug 14, 2013 - Shortly before he died in June 632 AD, Mohammed ordered Muslims to prepare to wage war against the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire. May 11, 2008 - "After successful campaigns against Sassanid Persians and conquest of Iraq, Abu Bakr's confidence built up, once Khalid established his stronghold on Iraq, Abu Bakr issued a call to arms for the invasion of Syria in February 634 Only those who were apostate during Ridda wars were excluded from the summons, they remained excluded from Rashidun army until in 636 when Caliph Umar fall short of manpower prior to Battle of Yarmouk and Battle of al-Qādisiyyah. By 634 AD, Byzantine Palestine and Syria were being attacked. Upon his death, Mohammed's successor, Abu Bakr, planned to fulfill those instructions. Three months after Khalid's arrival at Medina, Muhammad sent an envoy to the Ghassanid ruler of Syria, a vassal of Byzantine empire, with a letter inviting him to convert to Islam. Nicolle, Yarmuk Ad 636: The Muslim Conquest of Syria, pp.7-90; S. Tucker, Battles that Changed History, pp.92-94 and B. The Battle of Yarmouk in August 636 AD would see Eastern Roman forces beaten. The troops then marched The peace treaties concluded under Umar allowed the conquered peoples to retain their land and religion; they were given the status of "protected peoples" (dhimmi) and were required to pay a special tax, known as the jizya.

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