Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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Ḥulwân capitulates

[301c] After the decisive battle of Jalûlâ’ had been won by the Moslems, Hâshim ibn-‘Utbah ibn-abi-Waḳḳâṣ added to the forces of Jarîr ibn-‘Abdallâh al-Bajali a heavy detachment of cavalry and stationed him at Jalûlâ’ between the Moslems and their enemy [the Persians].

Later on, Sa‘d sent Jarîr about 3,000 Moslems and ordered him to advance with them and his forces to Ḥulwân.1 No sooner had Jarîr approached Ḥulwân than Yazdajird fled away in the direction of Iṣbahân. Ḥulwân capitul…

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“Ḥulwân”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 20 November 2019

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