If they accept it, tell them that they will have the rights that muhajirs have and that they will be obliged to do what muhajiras are obliged to do. ( Log Out /  3, p. 411; Tabari, Tarikh, Vol. 4, p. 162-163; Halabi, ibid, Vol. All rights reserved. Posted Mar 13, 2018 11:16 AM MDT. [35]Ibn Hisham, ibid, Vol. This great man, whose heart was pounding with the love of God and His Messenger, dismounted from his horse, stepped on the finger that was swinging and broke it off; then, he mounted his horse and rushed toward the enemy ranks like a lion. The mujahids, who could not keep their eyes off this heroic Companion, said, “Yes!” in unison. When the Messenger of God saw her, he could not help crying due to his compassion and mercy. Bubayl ibn Amr had tied his hands over, and pushed him then, The Prophet (p), had addressed a letter to the king of Busra or the Byzantine Emperor. [33]Ibn Abdi’l-Berr, al-Istiab, Vol. At the conclusion of the military Anas ibn Malik (ra) said that he announced the death of Zayd (ra), Ja’far (ra) and Ibn Rawahah (ra) to them before he had received the news. When they were about to set off, they bade farewell to the Messenger's chiefs and saluted them. 4, p. 272; Ibn Sa’d, ibid, Vol. Byzantines subsequently. She brought the children. heart of the desert. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Asma started to cry suddenly; tears were running down her face. encounter, revealing the super strategy-maker, that Khalid was He added, ‘The standard was taken by one of the swords of Allah (meaning Khalid) until Allah gave the Muslims their victory.’. section. The murderer, Shurabbil Ibn Amr al-Ghassani was part of the Byzantine (Roman) empire. losses. The Muslims, on their part had never thought of encountering such a huge army. If you are not killed now, will you not ever be killed? During the night, he thought about some plans and tactics that would startle the enemy. 4, p. 22; Ibn Sa’d, ibid, Vol. The Islamic army was seen off among tears coming from the hearts. 514; Za'd Al-Ma'ad 2/156]. [8]Ibn Hisham, ibid, Vol. [15]Ibn Hisham, ibid, Vol. Battle of Mu’tah attached to the Muslims a great reputation in the battlefields. and In Uhud, similarly outnumbered 3:1, they won again. The Messenger of God mounted Jafar’s son on his own animal and proceeded. They could not dare to follow the Islamic army; it was a big defeat for them. O my Lord! There news came to the effect that Heraclius had mobilized a hundred thousand troops together with another hundred thousand men of Lakham, Judham and Balqain — Arabian tribes allied to the Byzantines. He appointed Zaid bin Haritha (R.A.), his freed slave, to command the army that consisted of 3,000 Muslims, which was their largest army. The Prophet prohibited crying for Jafar for more than three days. Killing envoys and messengers used to be regarded as the most awful crime at that time and amounted to the degree of war declaration. were at a loss about what course to follow, and spent two nights 8, p. 282. Ja‘far bin Abi Talib then took the banner and did a miraculous job. Al-Waqidi related to us saying: Rabi’a b. Uthman related to me from Umar b. al-Hakam, who said: The Messenger of God sent al-Harith b. Umayr al-Azdi, one of the Banu Lihb, to the King of Busra with a document. In fact, they were not. Zaid bin Haritha, the closest to the Messenger’s heart, assumed leadership and began to fight tenaciously and in matchless spirit of bravery until he fell, fatally stabbed. [Za’d Al-Ma’ad 2/155; Fath Al-Bari 7/511]. described the battle scene to his Companions in Madinah. Sa’d b. Ubada asked, “O Messenger of God! From then on, Khalid was the commander. the forerunner of the blood encounter to take place with the The enemy thought the Muslims were very crowded and they scattered without even facing fighting them. When the enemy saw them, they were startled and scared. The Muslims sustained twelve martyrs, whereas the number of casualties among the Byzantines was unknown although the details of the battle point clearly to a large number.