Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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Tabûk, Ailah, Adhruḥ, Maḳna and al-Jarbâ’
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Tabûk makes terms

[59cc] When in the year 9 the Prophet marched to Tabûk in Syria for the invasion of those of the Greeks, ‘Âmilah, Lakhm, Judhâm and others whom he learnt had assembled against him, he met no resistance.1 So he spent a few days in Tabûk, whose inhabitants made terms with him agreeing to pay poll-tax.

Ailah makes terms

During his stay at Tabûk, there came to him Yuḥanna ibn-Ru’bah, the chief of Ailah, and made terms, agreeing to…

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“Tabûk, Ailah, Adhruḥ, Maḳna and al-Jarbâ’”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 29 January 2020

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