Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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Tabâlah and Jurash
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[59c] Bakr ibn-al-Haitham from az-Zuhri:—The people of Tabâlah and Jurash1 accepted Islam without resistance.2 The Prophet left them on the terms agreed upon when they became Moslems, imposing on every adult of the “People of the book”3 among them one dînâr, and making it a condition on them to provide the Moslem wayfarers with board and lodging. Abu-Sufyân ibn-Ḥarb was assigned by the Prophet as the governor of Jurash.[59cc]


^ Back to text1. Cities in al-Yaman; Bakri, pp. 191 and 238; Hamdâni, Jazîrat al-Arab, p. 127, line 19; Yâḳût, vol. i, p. 817 and vol. ii, p. 60.

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“Tabâlah and Jurash”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 14 August 2020

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