Muslims defeated a Roman army at Yarmuk, in Syria, in The Battle of Yarmuk is now little remembered, but its outcome forever changed. The collapse of Byzantium’s military position in the near-east was sealed by the Battle of Yarmuk (also spelled Yarmouk) in AD Indeed, it is no exaggeration . The Battle of Yarmuk, fought in AD, was the turning point in Arab history that put a stop to any future Muslim attempt to expand into Europe. Fought between.

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Campaigns of Khalid ibn al-Walid. A preliminary research could be found at http: The army’s right flank was on the Jabiyah road in the north across the heights of Tel al Jumm’a[46] with substantial gaps between the divisions ot that their frontage would match that of the Byzantine battle line at 13 kilometres 8. A few days after the Muslims encamped at the Yarmouk plain, the Byzantine army, preceded by the lightly armed Ghassanids of Jabalah, moved forward and established strongly fortified camps just north of the Wadi-ur-Ruqqad.

Encamping in the region was also precarious as a strong Byzantine force was garrisoned in Caeseara and could attack the Muslim rear while they were held in front by the Byzantine army.

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I am actually considering postponing another Khalid battle for a future season so that the great Russian battles of history can yar,uk some glory. The battle consisted of a series of engagements that lasted for six days in Augustnear the Yarmouk Riveralong what today are the borders of Syria—Jordan and Syria—Palestineeast of the Sea of Galilee.


You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution yagmuk keeping a few points in mind. The total bwttle of this cavalry group was now about 8, mounted warriors, an effective mounted corps for an offensive attack the next day. Ibn Ishaq TabariVol. Greek court sources accused Vahan of treason for his disobedience to Heraclius’ command not to engage in large-scale battle with Arabs.

They yarmukk also have had a light wooden lanceknown as a kontarion and a bow toxarion with forty arrows in a quiver, hung from a saddle or from the belt. With the Byzantine cavalry completely routed, Khalid turned to the Byzantine left center which already held the two-pronged attack of the Muslim infantry.

The Guinness Book of Decisive Battles.

Battle of Yarmuk (Yarmuk)

After the battle, the Arabs were eager to avoid battle with the Byzantines and instead shifted their efforts eastward into central and southern Asia. Mudassar Rana May 24, I am an amateur writer on wikipedia, here is my user page. Rashidun Caliphate General Khalid ibn al Walid with about 35, men, including yagmuk, cavalry.

With the retreat of the Byzantine left center, a general Byzantine retreat started. Casualties Byzantines 5,Arabs 12, The Battle of Yarmuk, fought in AD, was the turning point in Arab history that put a stop to any future Muslim attempt to expand into Europe.

The Harper Encyclopedia of Military History: The corps, however, managed to reorganize some distance from the camp and held their bwttle preparing for a counterattack. When they attacked the Greek cities of magna gracia for example or Parthia.


The battl lasted six days and to supply each army was like supplying an army six times its size on the march assuming the army can march quite quickly. I would love to see more long videos like this battlf.

Khalid, aware of the situation at the wings, ordered the cavalry of the right wing to attack the northern flank of the Byzantine left wing while he with his mobile guard attacked the southern flank of the Byzantine left wing, while the Muslim right wing infantry attacked from the front.

It is impossible to read any account of this battle from either side without being overcome by the drama, intensity and resonance.

Jonathan Webb August 9, 9: Discredited by these series of disasters, Khosrow II was overthrown and killed in a coup led by his son Kavadh II[13] who at once sued for peaceagreeing to withdraw from all occupied territories of the Byzantine Empire. Harnessing the zeal of Arabia’s new religion, Caliph Abu Bakr devised battls plan of action to expand the tiny Rashidun Caliphate beyond his peoples wildest dreams.

Hussein Alramini January 13, 7: Part of the Muslim conquest of the Levant Arab—Byzantine wars. Narrated with excellence and presented with brilliance.

He supposedly wanted time to reorganize his demoralized troops. Mike Rakshan May 16, 7: