Bas̲hīr B. Saʿd
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, Medinese companion of the Ḵh̲azrad̲j̲ tribe, and an early convert to Islam. He attended the second ʿAḳaba meeting with the Prophet, and, after the Prophet’s emigration to Medīna, took part in all the ensuing battles and himself led two expeditions, one in S̲h̲aʿbān 7/December 629 against the Banī Murra at Fadak, and the other later in the same year against a force of G̲h̲aṭafān which ʿUyayna b. Ḥiṣn was assembling between Wādī al-Ḳurā and Fadak in order to attack Medīna. The first expedition e…

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ʿArafat, W., “Bas̲hīr B. Saʿd”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 20 November 2018 <>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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