Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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The Conquest of Ifrîḳiyah
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Arabic text

‘Uthmân reinforces ibn-Sa‘d

[226c] When ‘Abdallâh ibn-Sa‘d ibn-abi-Sarḥ was appointed governor over Egypt and al-Maghrib, he sent out the Moslems in cavalry detachments, and they plundered as far as the extremities of Ifrîḳiyah [modern Tunis]. ‘Uthmân ibn-‘Affân first hesitated to at-tack Ifrîḳiyah ; but after consultation, he made up his mind to do so, and…

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“The Conquest of Ifrîḳiyah”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 20 September 2019



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