The Conquest of Syria
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Arabic text

The “tying of the three banners”

[107c] When abu-Bakr was done with the case of those who apostatized, he saw fit1 to direct his troops against Syria. To this effect he wrote to the people of Makkah, aṭ-Ṭâ’if, al-Yaman, and all the Arabs in Najd and al-Ḥijâz calling them for a “holy …

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“The Conquest of Syria”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 22 July 2018



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