Harith Gassani

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Harith bin Abi Shamir Al-Gassani (Arabic: الحارث بن أبي شمر الغساني) was an Arab Christian governor of Sham (Levant or Greater Syria) which was in the domain of the Byzantine Empire. He was a contemporary of Muhammad and King of Damascus now in modern day Syria. He received a letter from Muhammad where he was invited to Islam. Harith was a member of the Christian Arab Ghassanid dynasty, which ruled parts of Sham.

Letter sent by Muhammad[edit]

After the Hudaybiyah Treaty Muhammad sent a letter to Harith Gassani which read as follows:

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