Battle of Fahl
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|Battle of Fahl|
|Part of the Arab–Byzantine Wars and
the campaigns of Khalid ibn al-Walid
|Rashidun Caliphate||Byzantine Empire|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Khalid ibn al-Walid
Shurahbil bin Hassana
|Theodore the Sacellarius|
|Casualties and losses|
The Battle of Fahl or Battle of Pella Arabic: معركة فحل was an Arab–Byzantine battle fought between the Rashidun army under Khalid ibn al-Walid Saifullah (meaning: The Sword of Allah) and the Roman Empire under Theodore the Sacellarius (Saqalar), in Fahl (ancient Pella along the Jordan Valley of Jordan) in January 635 AD (13 AH). The result was a clear victory for Khalid ibn al-Walid. Some Roman soldiers fled to Beisan. The Corps of Sharhabeel ibn Hasana and 'Amr ibn al-'As later captured the fortress of Beisan.
- Historical Photography of Holy sites in Jordan Published by TURAB (owned by The Royal Aal Al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought) Photography [Islamic Sites]: Fakhry Malkawi Photography [Christian Sites]: Father Michele Piccirillo and Dino Politis Cover photogragh: Ammar Khammash Text [Islamic Sites]: Sheikh Hassan Saqaf Fatwa on visiting Sacred Sites: Sheikh Hassan Saqaf (Trans. Ja’far Hassan) Text [Christian Sites]: Father Michele Piccirillo Design and layout: Andrea Atalla and Susan Wood Senior Editor: Ghazi Bin Mohammed
- A.I. Akram (1970). The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin al-Waleed, His Life and Campaigns. Nat. Publishing House. Rawalpindi. ISBN 0-7101-0104-X.
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