Burayda b. al-Ḥuṣayb
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, a Companion of the Prophet, was chief of the tribe of Aslam b. Afṣā who, together with about eighty families who were with him, accepted Islam when the Prophet halted at their settlement of al-G̲h̲amīm on his way from Mecca to Medina. (According to Ibn Ḥad̲j̲ar, however, ne accepted Islam after the battle of Badr). Burayda did not join the Prophet in Medina until after the battle of Uḥud, but then he resided there and took part in all the Prophet’s campaigns. In the year 9/630 he was sent to c…

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Zetterstéen, K.V. and ʿArafat, W., “Burayda b. al-Ḥuṣayb”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 11 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_1532>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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