The Islamic Conquest of Syria

by Al-Imam Al-Waqidi

"This ninth century work brings out the heroic victory of the Muslim army over Syria, which then included present day Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and parts of Iraq and Turkey, under the military commander-ship of such legendary Muslim generals as Khalid ibn al-Walid and Abu 'Ubaydah ibn al-Jarrah, during the reign of the Caliph Abu Bakr." (The Muslim World Book Review)

This is the first complete English translation of Futuhusham, the ninth century Arabic classic detailing the Muslim advance into Syria when a small band of faithful Muslims overthrew the superpower of their day. This inspiring epic describes the events in detail and brings to life the great personalities of Islam in a unique way.

Format: Hardback, pages 598