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Expedition of Abu Musa Al-Ashari

Expedition of Abu Musa Al-Ashari
Date January 630 AD or 8AH, 10th month, of the Islamic Calendar[1]
Location Autas
Result * Killers of Abu Amir killed
  • Men women and children captured, war booty captured[2]
Commanders and leaders
Abu Musa Al-Ashari Unknown
Strength
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
None Enemy killed (Tabari)[3] Some captured[4]

The Expedition of Abu Musa Al-Ashari, took place in January 630 AD or 8AH, 10th month, of the Islamic Calendar, in Autas.[5]

After Abu Amir was ordered to chase the enemies who fled the Battle of Hunayn, he was killed in the expedition, his nephew Abu Musa then pursued the killers and killed them, and captured others.[6]

Background

Muhammad ordered Abu Amir al-Ashari to chase the enemies who fled during the Battle of Hunayn, Abu Musa (who is Abu Amir's nephew was among them). Abu Amir chased them but was killed in the expedition. The standard was then taken by Abu Musa Al-Ashari who became the commander of the army battalion. [7][8]

Expedition

Abu Musa chased the enemy and killed them. He also captured captives, men, women and children, as well as war booty.[9]

The event is mentioned by the Muslim Jurist Muhammad ibn Jarir al-Tabari as follows:

The event is also mentioned in the Sunni Hadith collections Sunan Abu Dawood, 31:6092 and Sahih al-Bukhari, 5:59:612.

See also

References

  1. ^ Hawarey, Dr. Mosab (2010). The Journey of Prophecy; Days of Peace and War (Arabic). Islamic Book Trust. Note: Book contains a list of battles of Muhammad in Arabic, English translation available here
  2. ^ Sameh, Strauch (2003), Miracles of the messenger, Darussalam Research Division, p. 177,  
  3. ^ Tabari, Al (25 Sep 1990), The last years of the Prophet (translated by Isma'il Qurban Husayn), State University of New York Press, p. 17,  . Note: Continues to page 18
  4. ^ Sameh, Strauch (2003), Miracles of the messenger, Darussalam Research Division, p. 177,  
  5. ^ Hawarey, Dr. Mosab (2010). The Journey of Prophecy; Days of Peace and War (Arabic). Islamic Book Trust. Note: Book contains a list of battles of Muhammad in Arabic, English translation available here
  6. ^ Tabari, Al (25 Sep 1990), The last years of the Prophet (translated by Isma'il Qurban Husayn), State University of New York Press, p. 17,  . Note: Continues to page 18
  7. ^ Sameh, Strauch (2003), Miracles of the messenger, Darussalam Research Division, p. 177,  
  8. ^ Rahman al-Mubarakpuri, Saifur (2005), The Sealed Nectar, Darussalam Publications, p. 262 
  9. ^ Sameh, Strauch (2003), Miracles of the messenger, Darussalam Research Division, p. 177,  
  10. ^ Tabari, Al (25 Sep 1990), The last years of the Prophet (translated by Isma'il Qurban Husayn), State University of New York Press, p. 17,  . Note: Continues to page 18
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