Yarmuk AD 636: The Muslim conquest of Syria (Campaign)

Yarmuk AD 636: The Muslim conquest of Syria (Campaign)

David Nicolle


Osprey's crusade name for one of many battles within which Muslims tried to overhaul Syria. In 636 advert, after protracted skirmishing and minor engagements the Arab and Byzantine armies confronted one another at the banks of the Yarmuk river. The Byzantines have been first and foremost profitable, using again the Arab correct wing. eventually, although, the Arab counter-attacks broke the Byzantine traces and the following pursuit grew to become a rout. the bleak destiny of the fleeing Byzantine squaddies was once remembered for numerous generations until eventually it was once recorded in early Islamic histories. David Nicolle not just seems to be on the conflict itself but additionally the total decisive Arab crusade - from the Muslim invasion of 633/4 to the autumn of Byzantine Syria.

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