Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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Terms made with Nubia
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‘Uḳbah leads the attack

[236c] Muḥammad ibn-Sa‘d from abu-l-Khair :—When the Moslems subdued Egypt, ‘Amr ibn-al-‘Âṣi sent to the surrounding villages, in order to overrun and pillage them, a detachment of cavalry under ‘Uḳbah ibn-Nâfi‘ al-Fihri (Nâfi‘ being a brother of al-Âṣi on his [237] mother’s side). The cavalry entered the land of Nubia1 as the summer ẹxpeditions of the Greeks do. The Moslems met in N…

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“Terms made with Nubia”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 05 July 2020

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