Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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The Battle of Mihrân or an-Nukhailah
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Arabic text

Jarîr ibn-‘Abdallâh’s campaign in al-‘Irâḳ

[253] According to abu-Mikhnaf and others, for one year after the calamity that befell abu-‘Ubaid and Salîṭ, ‘Umar ibn-al-Khaṭṭâb refrained from the mention of the name of al-‘Irâḳ. In the meantime, al-Muthanna ibn-Ḥârithah was staying in the region of Ullais summoning the Arabs to the “holy war”. At last ‘Umar invited the Moslems to an expedition to…

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“The Battle of Mihrân or an-Nukhailah”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 12 November 2019

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