Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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History of the ‘Atâ’ in the Caliphate of ‘Umar ibn-al-Khaṭṭâb
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[449c] the Moslems concerning the institution of the Register [dîwân]. ‘Ali ibn-abu-Ṭâlib said to him, “Divide each year whatever wealth has been accumulated by thee, without ḥolding back any of it.” ‘Uthmân said, “I see wealth in plenty, sufficing for everybody; b…

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“History of the ‘Atâ’ in the Caliphate of ‘Umar ibn-al-Khaṭṭâb”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 28 October 2020

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