Banu Sa'ad

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The Banu Sa'ad (Arabic: بنو سعد‎) was one of the tribes of Arabia during Muhammad's era. The Banu Sa'ad are a subgroup of the larger Banu Hawazin tribal confederation. They were notable for being allies to the polytheist Meccans and warring with the Muslims during Islams early days.[citation needed] Halima Sadia, Muhammad's wet nurse, belonged to this tribe.[1]


  1. ^ Nicolle, David (2009). The great Islamic conquests AD 632-750 (1. publ. ed.). Oxford: Osprey. p. 19. ISBN 1846032733. 

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