The Islamic Conquest of Syria
A Translation of Futuhusham
The Inspiring History of Sahabah's Conquest of Syria
By al-Imam al-Waqidi
Translated By Mawlana Sulayman al-Kindi
Hardback 600 Pages
ISBN : 1842000675
Publisher : Ta-Ha Publishers, London
About The Book
Sahabah's Conquest of Ash-Sham (Includes today's Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, , Jordan and parts of Iraq and Turkey)
This is the first complete English translation of Futuhusham, the ninth century Arabic classic detailing the Muslims advance into Syria when a small band of faithful Muslims overthrew the superpower of their day. This inspiring epic describes the events in detail and brings to life the great personalities of Islam in a unique way.
About The Author
Abu 'Abd Allah Muhammad Ibn 'Umar Al-Waqidi born 130 H in Madina, died 207H in Baghdad, Iraq. He was both a Muhaddith and Historian author of many works including (al-Maghazi an-Nabawi) a well-known work on the military campaigns of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
As a youth al-Waqidi is said to have been such an authority on the sacred cities of Mecca and Medina that he was guide to the 'Abbasid caliph Harun ar-Rashid during the latter's pilgrimage.
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