By Yohanan Friedmann
The quantity additionally offers with the conquest of Syria and Palestine and the Expulsion of the Byzantines from these areas. specific consciousness is dedicated to the traditions relating to the conquest of Jerusalem by the hands of 'Umar b. al-Khattab, the 1st Muslim prayer at the Temple Mount, and its transformation into an Islamic sanctuary.
The quantity comprises colourful descriptions of some of the battles, expatiations at the bravery of the Muslim warriors, and portrayals of the futile negotiations among the events ahead of the start of hostilities. It therefore presents the reader with a desirable perception into the later Muslim traditions concerning these an important occasions of early Islamic history.
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The History of al-Tabari Vol. 12: The Battle of al-Qadisiyyah and the Conquest of Syria and Palestine A.D. 635-637/A.H. 14-15 (SUNY series in Near Eastern Studies) by Yohanan Friedmann