Sword of Allah: Khalid Bin Al-Waleed, His Life and Campaigns
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This went on till Khalid ibn al-Walid passed by, and when he asked who he was and I replied that he was Khalid ibn al-Walid, he said, "Khalid ibn al-Walid is a good servant of Allah; he is one of Allah's swords. Modern historians mostly agree that Umar's dismissal of Khalid probably occurred in the aftermath of Yarmouk.
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Kennedy notes the sources are "equally certain" in their advocacy of their respective itineraries and there is "simply no knowing which version is correct". Arab sources marvelled at his [Khalid's] endurance; modern scholars have seen him as a master of strategy. In the spring of 636, Khalid withdrew his forces from Damascus to the old Ghassanid capital at Jabiya in the Golan.al-Wālid's Treaty with the People of Damascus: Identifying the Source Document through Shared and Competing Historical Memories". In the 12th century, Kamal al-Din Muhammad al-Shahrazuri, the head qadi (Islamic judge) of the Zengid dynasty in Syria, purchased and converted Khalid's house in Medina into a ribat ('charitable house' or 'hospice') for men.
The Sword of Allah: Khalid Bin Al-Waleed, His Life and
Crone, dismissing Khalid's role in Iraq entirely, asserts that Khalid had definitively captured Dumat al-Jandal in the 631 campaign and from there crossed the desert to engage in the Syrian conquest. The narratives of the battle describe Khalid riding through the field, slaying the Muslims with his lance.John was reserved for Muslim use, and abandoned houses and gardens were confiscated and distributed by Abu Ubayda or Khalid among the Muslim troops and their families. Khalid assigned a Hanifite taken captive early in the campaign, Mujja'a ibn al-Murara, to assess the strength, morale and intentions of the Hanifa in their Yamama fortresses in the aftermath of Musaylima's slaying. All About History is part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher.