Battle of Qarteen

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Battle of Qarteen
Part of Campaigns of Khalid ibn al-Walid
Date June 634
Location Syria
Result Muslim victory
Belligerents
Rashidun Caliphate Ghassanids
Commanders and leaders
Khalid ibn al-Walid Unknown
Strength
9,000 10,000
Casualties and losses
Very few Unknown but more than Muslims.

Battle of Qarteen was a minor battle between the Ghassanid Arab allies of the Byzantine empire, and the Rashidun Caliphate army. It was fought after Khalid ibn Walid had conquered Tadmur in Syria. His army marched to al-Qaryatayn, the inhabitants of which resisted the Muslims. They were fought, defeated and plundered.

Online Resources[edit]

References[edit]

  • A.I. Akram, The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin al-Waleed, His Life and Campaigns, Nat. Publishing. House, Rawalpindi (1970) ISBN 0-7101-0104-X.