A Biographical Study of the Greatest Military General in History. Khalid Bin Al- Waleed was one of the greatest generals in history. Abu Bakr (ra) said ‘Women will. Sword of Allah: Khalid Bin Al-Waleed, His Life and Campaigns [A.I. Akram] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin Al-Waleed: Khalid bin Al-Waleed was one of the greatest generals in history, and one of the greatest heroes of Islam. Besides him .

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Let the women of the Banu Makhzum say what they will about Abu Sulaiman Khalidfor they do not lie, over the likes of Abu Sulaiman weep those who weep.

Reclaiming Muslim Civilisation from the Past. For his research he excluded both Muslim and Christian writers who lived and wrote after the Tenth Century; Akram believed they were merely rewriting the battle accounts of the earlier Muslim scholars, such as: You may use these HTML tags and attributes: AugustKhalid went to Daumat-ul-jandal and defeated the rebels in the Battle of Daumat-ul-jandalcapturing the city bkn.

By then, nearly all of lower Mesopotamia, the northern Euphrates regionwas under Khalid’s control. A managed to save it from falling, who decided to make Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed R.

The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin Al-Waleed – English

Akram generally does not question the accuracy of the early Muslim biographers. Entire troops of Khalid would ride on camels while on march, whereas the Mongols used horseswith the difference that the Arabs did not make use of mounted archers. The Battle of Maraj-al-Debaj being no exception, where once again his highly mobile army maneuvered around a Byzantine army, appearing from four directions and opening several fronts at a time, a maneuver which later in 13th century became one of the Mongol armies’ principal maneuvers.


Abu Ubaidah sent Khalid with his elite mobile guard towards Chalcis. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. This period covers Khalid ra youth to the end of the Prophetic mission. The three leading clans of Quraysh at that time were Banu HashimBanu Abd ad-Dar and Banu Makhzum, the latter clan being responsible for the matters of warfare.

The women took to the streets, led by the women of the Banu Makhzum Khalid’s tribewailing and beating their chests. After being defeated, the Byzantines retreated to Antioch and the Muslims besieged the city. You must understand, O Khalid, that when the Messenger of Allah Muhammadon whom be the blessings of Allah and peace, named you Sword of Allahhe predetermined that you would not fall in battle.

This match was, so to speak, a fight for the heavy-weight title.

Muslim conquest of Syria. Malik avoided direct contact with Khalid’s army and ordered his followers to scatter, and he and his family apparently moved away across the desert.

At first, many Muslims were martyred but due to conscious of Saifullah in matters of combat, he climbed on a nearby hill, studied the situation, regrouped his force and ended up killing Musaylimah and defeating his armed forces. Khalid respectfully greeted Muhammad and took the pledge of allegiance on him.

A peace agreement of ten years was concluded between the Muslims and Quraysh of Mecca at the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah in Believing a trap was waiting for them, the Byzantine troops did not pursue.

This little known military genius fought and beat the two great superpowers of his time Persian and Roman Empirewith a ragtag, part time army from the deserts of Arabia.

Moreover, Thomas, in order to delay or halt Khalid’s advance and to attain time to prepare for a siege, sent his armies to move forward.

While Khalid was on his way to attack Qadissiyah, a key fort on the way to Ctesiphon, he received a letter from Abu Bakr and was sent to the Byzantine front in Syria to assume the command of Muslim armies with the intent of conquering Roman Syria. His strategic achievements include the conquest of Arabia during the Ridda WarsPersian Mesopotamia and Roman Syria within several years from to Having remained undefeatedhe is claimed by some to be one of the finest military generals in history.


Akram’s biography of Khalid bin Walid ra is broken into 4 parts. Khalid was received by his elder brother Walid bin al-Walid and was first allqh the three men to enter Islam.

The Prophet said, “Zaid took the flag as the commander of the army and was martyred, then Ja’far took it and was martyred, and bim Ibn Rawaha took it and was martyred. This is a very good heavily-detailed book recounting Mohammad’s and Khalid’s battles — from a not-too-critical Muslim perspective.

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Recognizing Change on the Battlefield: Battle results in the death of the three Muslim commanders and a near rout of the Muslim army. The second most distinguishing contribution of Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed R.

Following the migration of Muhammad from Mecca to Medinamany battles were fought between the new Muslim community at Medina and the confederacy of the Quraysh. But, after knowing about the high number of Romans awaiting them, the Caliph told Saifullah to go and take charge there instead.

Hazrat Khalid Bin Waleed (R.A) – The Sword Of Allah

He then went to Medina to meet Umar. Atlas of the Quran. A knew that it would make things distasteful if he had taken authority in place of the former two appointees.