Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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Ar-Rai and Kumas
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‘Urwah “al-Bashîr”

[316c] Al-‘Abbâs ibn-Hishâm al-Kalbi [317] from his father from abu-Mikhnaf:—Two months after the battle of Nihâwand, ‘Umar ibn-al-Khaṭṭâb wrote to ‘Ammâr ibn-Yâsir, his ‘âmil over al-Kûfah, ordering him to send ‘Urwah ibn-Zaid al-Khail aṭ-Ṭâ’i against ar-Rai1 and Dastaba2 with 8,000 men, which he did. ‘Urwah went there, and the Dailamites,3 suppo…

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“Ar-Rai and Kumas”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 22 November 2019



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