Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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The Conquest of Barḳah and Zawîlah
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Barḳah makes terms

[224] Muḥammad ibn-Sa‘d from ‘Abdallâh ibn-Hubairah :—After reducing Alexandria, ‘Amr ibn-al-‘Âṣi led his army intent upon the conquest of al-Maghrib [Mauritania] until he arrived in Barḳah, the chief city of Anṭâbulus,1 whose inhabitants made terms on a poll-tax of 13,000 dînârs to be raised as the price of those of their children whom they desired to sell.2

Bakr ibn-al-Haitham from ‘Abdallâh ibn-Hubairah:—After investing and fi…

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“The Conquest of Barḳah and Zawîlah”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 18 October 2019



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