Islamic conquests
According to traditional accounts, the Muslim conquests (Arabic: الغزوات‎, al-Ġazawāt or Arabic: الفتوحات الإسلامية‎, al-Futūḥāt al-Islāmiyya) also referred to as the Islamic conq...
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Byzantine–Arab Wars
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Byzantine-Arab Wars
The Arab–Byzantine wars were a series of wars between the mostly Arab Muslims and the East Roman or Byzantine Empire between the 7th and 11th centuries AD. Started during the initial Muslim conquests ...
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Khalid ibn al-Walid
Abū Sulaymān Khālid ibn al-Walīd ibn al-Mughīrah al-Makhzūmī (Arabic: أبو سليمان خالد بن الوليد بن المغيرة المخزومي‎‎; 592–642) also known as Sayf Allāh al-Maslūl (Arabic: سيف الله...
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'Amr ibn al-'As
`Amr ibn al-`As (Arabic: عمرو بن العاص‎ ‘Amr ibn al-‘Āṣ; c. 585 – January 6, 664) was an Arab military commander who is most noted for leading the Muslim conquest of Egypt in 640. A c...
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Rashidun conquests
The Rashidun Caliphate (Arabic: الخلافة الراشدة‎ al-Khilāfah ar-Rāshidah, c. 632–661) is the collective term comprising the first four caliphs—the "Rightly Guided" or Rashidun caliphs (Arabi...
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Muslim conquest of Persia
The Muslim conquest of Persia, also known as the Arab conquest of Iran led to the end of the Sasanian Empire in 651 and the eventual decline of the Zoroastrian religion in Iran. Arabs first attacked t...
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Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas
Saʿd ibn Abī Waqqās (Arabic: سعد بن أبي وقاص‎) was an early convert to Islam in 610–11 and one of the important companions of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Sa'd was the seventeenth person to...
Islamic conquest of Afghanistan
The Islamic conquest of Afghanistan (642–870) began in the middle of the 7th century after the Islamic conquest of Persia was completed, when Arab Muslims defeated the Sassanid Empire at the battles o...
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Islamic conquest of Turkestan
The Muslim conquest of Transoxiana or the Arab conquest of Transoxiana was the conquest of Transoxiana by the Muslim Arabs as part of the Muslim conquests.
As a corollary to the Muslim conquest of...
Battle of the Defile
The Battle of the Defile or Battle of the Pass (Arabic: وقعة الشعب‎ Waqʿat al-Shʿib) was fought over three days in the Tashtakaracha Pass (in modern Uzbekistan) between a large Arab army of ...
Battle of Talas
The Battle of Talas (or Battle of Artlakh; Chinese: 怛羅斯會戰; Arabic: معركة نهر طلاس‎) was a military engagement between the Arab Abbasid Caliphate and the Chinese Tang Dynasty, then under ...
History of Arabs in Afghanistan
The history of Arabs in Afghanistan spans over one millennium, from the 7th century Islamic conquest when Arab ghazis arrived with their Islamic mission until recently when others from the Arab world ...
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Muslim conquest in the Indian subcontinent
Muslim conquests on the Indian subcontinent mainly took place from the 12th to the 16th centuries, though earlier Muslim conquests made limited inroads into modern Afghanistan and Pakistan as early as...
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Muhammad bin Qasim
‘Imād ad-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Qāsim ath-Thaqafī (Arabic: عماد الدين محمد بن القاسم الثقفي‎; c. 31 December 695 – 18 July 715) was an Umayyad general who conquered the Sindh and Mu...
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Umayyad conquest of Hispania
The Umayyad conquest of Hispania is the initial expansion of the Umayyad Caliphate over Hispania largely extending from 711 to 788. The conquest resulted in the destruction of the Visigothic Kingdom a...
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Tariq ibn Ziyad
Tariq ibn Ziyad (Arabic: طارق بن زياد‎, died 720) was a Berber general who led the Islamic conquest of Visigothic Hispania in 711–718 A.D. Under the orders of the Umayyad Caliph Al-Walid I ...
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Arab-Turkic Khazar Wars
The Arab–Khazar wars were a series of conflicts fought between the armies of the Khazar Khaganate and the Umayyad Caliphate (as well as its Abbasid successor) and their respective vassals. Historians ...
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History of Islam in southern Italy
The history of Islam in southern Italy began with the first Muslim settlement in Sicily, at Mazara, which was occupied in 827. The subsequent rule of Sicily and Malta started in the 10th century. Isla...
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Byzantine-Seljuk Wars
The Byzantine–Seljuq wars were a series of decisive battles that shifted the balance of power in Asia Minor and Syria from the Byzantine Empire to the Seljuq Turks. Riding from the steppes of Central ...
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Byzantine-Ottoman wars
The Byzantine–Ottoman Wars were a series of decisive conflicts between the Ottoman Turks and Byzantines that led to the final destruction of the Byzantine Empire and the rise of the Ottoman Empire.In...
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Ottoman wars in Europe
The Ottoman wars in Europe, known also as the Ottoman Wars or Turkish Wars for short, were a series of military conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and a number of European states from the Late Medie...
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Siege of Emesa
36°42′52″E / 34.723185°N 36.714462°E / 34.723185; 36.714462The Siege of Emesa was laid by the forces of Rashidun Caliphate from December 635 up until March 636. This led to th...
Theodore (brother of Heraclius)
Theodore (Latin: Theodorus, Greek: Θεόδωρος; fl. c. 610 – 636) was the brother (or half-brother) of the Byzantine emperor Heraclius (r. 610–641), a curopalates and leading general in Heraclius...
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Polish-Ottoman War (1672-1676)
Polish–Ottoman War (1672–76) or the Second Polish–Ottoman War was a conflict between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Ottoman Empire, as a precursor of the Great Turkish War. It ended in 167...
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Theophilos Kourkouas
Theophilos Kourkouas (Greek: Θεόφιλος Κουρκούας, fl. ca. 920–970) was a distinguished Byzantine general in the 10th century. He was also the grandfather of the Byzantine emperor John I Tzimiskes (...
Byzantine army
The Byzantine army or Eastern Roman army was the primary military body of the Byzantine armed forces, serving alongside the Byzantine navy. A direct descendant of the Roman army, the Byzantine army ma...
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Majlis
Majlis (or Mejlis; Arabic: مجلس‎, pl. مجالس Majālis), is an Arabic term meaning "a place of sitting", used in the context of "council", to describe various types of special gatherings among ...
Battle of River
According to Arab and Muslim sources, the Battle of River took place in Mesopotamia (Iraq) between the forces of the Rashidun Caliphate and the Sasanian Empire. Muslims, under Khalid ibn al-Walid's co...
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Nikephoros Phokas the Elder
Nikephoros Phokas (Greek: Νικηφόρος Φωκᾶς, Nikēphoros Phōkas; died 895/6 or ca. 900), usually surnamed the Elder to distinguish him from his grandson, Emperor Nikephoros II Phokas, was one of the ...
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Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan
Yazid ibn Abu Sufyan (Arabic: يزيد بن أبي سفيان‎) was one of the companions of Muhammad
Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan was the son of Abu Sufyan ibn Harb and Zaynab bint Nawfal, hence a paternal b...