A Biographical Study of the Greatest Military General in History. Khalid Bin Al- Waleed was one of the greatest generals in history. Abu Bakr (ra) said ‘Women will. Sword of Allah: Khalid Bin Al-Waleed, His Life and Campaigns [A.I. Akram] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin Al-Waleed: Khalid bin Al-Waleed was one of the greatest generals in history, and one of the greatest heroes of Islam. Besides him .

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The tall boy was perhaps an inch taller than Khalid. Share your thoughts with other alpah. A clearly understood the delicacy of the matter, and left his place for Hazrat Abu Obaidah R. Umar is said to have later waleec this decision. After that, Khalid requested on Muhammad to pray on Allah to forgive his previous sins. Later, people learned that his grief was not only caused by his personal loss, but also by the loss of his last chance to return the command to Khalid.

This match was, so to speak, a fight for the heavy-weight title. Khalid fought around battles, both major battles or minor skirmishes as well as single duels, during his military career. Swoed Byzantines responded to this threat by concentrating their units at Ajnadyn a place in Palestine, probably al-Lajjun from different garrisons.

And their faces were so alike that one was often mistaken for the other. As he visited the early Muslim battlefields and studied them, Akram developed some 30 maps depicting the various battles. The ambassador gave Khalid the letter from the Emperor which read as follows: However, the maps are very generic and hypothetical nothing like a modern detailed battle mapas nothing really remains of the battlefields themselves — their having been buried in the shifting sands of time.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. See all 3 reviews. But after gaining victory, Muhammad visited him and treated his wounds which healed quickly. Your email address will not be published. The historian Waqidi writes that after walee Battle of Maraj-al-DebajEmperor Heraclius sent kf ambassador to ask Khalid to return his daughter. The First Dynasty of Islam: Either return her to me on payment of ransom or give her to me as a gift, for honour is a strong element in your character.


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Battle of Iron Bridge. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Muhammad then later ransomed him in exchange for aallah, sheep, sets of armour, lances, and a pledge to pay jizyah.

At the age of five or six, he returned to his parents in Mecca. In course of time the injury healed and the leg of the tall boy became whole and strong again. The Muslim forces moved south to a last Byzantine stronghold, Jerusalemwhere many of the Byzantine survivors of the disaster th Yarmouk took shelter. The Christian Arabs, under this overwhelming response, abandoned the siege and hastily withdrew to Jazira. In Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed R. Musaylimah died in the battle, and nearly all resistance from rebelling tribes collapsed.

During which he is said to have collected a few hairs of Muhammad as a holy relic, believing that they would help him win his battles. He was later transferred to the western front to capture Roman Syria and the Byzantine Arab client state of the Ghassanids. The Sword of Allah: The region was closest to the Muslim stronghold of Medina and was the greatest threat to the city.

Khalid is said to have fought around a hundred battles, both major battles and minor skirmishes as well as single duels, during his military career.

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There were two routes towards Syria from Iraq, one was via Daumat-ul-Jandal Now known as Skaka and the other was through Mesopotamia passing through Raqqa. Khalid, gave a pledge of loyalty to the ths caliph and continued service as an ordinary commander under Abu Ubaidah. Having mustered sizable armies at Antioch, Heraclius sent them to reinforce strategically important areas of Northern Syria, most importantly the strong fortress of Chalcis.


Umar is said to have praised him in these words: With few military resources left he was no longer in a position to attempt a military come back in Syria.

Once the region around Medinathe Islamic capital, was recaptured, Khalid entered Nejda stronghold of the Al,ah Tamim tribes. Defeat at the Battle of Ajnadayn left Syria vulnerable to the Muslim army.

Muhammad also sent Khalid on an expedition to Dumatul Jandalto attack the Christian Prince Ukaydir who lived in a castle there. Khalid kbalid an assault and conquered Damascus on 18 September after a day siege. Many Muslims were killed, and even Muhammad himself was badly injured. During his childhood Khalid suffered a mild attack of smallpox, which he survived, but it left some pockmarks on his left cheek. A after winning the conflict of Yarmouk. On his way to Constantinople he had a narrow escape when Khalid, after the capturing Marashwas heading south towards Manbij.

Hazrat Khalid Bin Waleed (R.A) – The Sword Of Allah

A and sent them to conquer Roman territories. Get to Know Us. AugustKhalid went to Daumat-ul-jandal and defeated the rebels in the Battle of Daumat-ul-jandalcapturing the city fortress. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Hazrat Khalid Bin Waleed (R.A) – The Sword Of Allah

A that a brave and intelligent man like him should not keep himself away from uprightness for so long. He is believed to have developed them into an almost regular unit called Mubarizun “champions”who would issue personal challenges to the enemy officers.

Musaylimaha claimant to prophethood, who had already defeated two Muslim armies.