Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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The Conquest of Alexandria
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Arabic text

The battle of al-Kiryaun

[220c] When ‘Amr ibn-al-‘Âṣi conquered Miṣr, he settled in it and wrote to ‘Umar ibn-al-Khaṭṭâb soliciting his orders to march against Alexandria [al-Iskandarîyah].1 ‘Umar wrote and orde…

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“The Conquest of Alexandria”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 18 November 2019



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