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Welcome to the Early Muslim military history task force, which covers the military history of the early Muslim states up to c. 1600 AD. If you have any questions about articles or are generally seeking advice, you're encouraged to ask at the main military history talk page, or you can directly approach one of the task force participants below.

The coordinators of the Military history WikiProject can be contacted here.


This task force covers the early military history of Islam and the various Muslim states, up to c. 1000 A.H. (c. 1600 AD). The primary focus is the Muslim conquests, the various Caliphates, and the early Islamic civil wars.

Later military conflicts are covered by the Ottoman military history task force and the Middle Eastern military history task force.

Any article related to this task force should be marked by adding Early Muslim-task-force=yes to the {{WPMILHIST}} project banner at the top of its talk page (see the project banner instructions for more details on the exact syntax). This will automatically place it into Category:Early Muslim military history task force articles.


If you approach anyone from this list for advice or help, please check their contributions first to check if they've edited recently. This list may contain people who have not edited Wikipedia in a long time.

  1. Al Ameer son (talk · contribs) (Rashidun battles/conquests/actities in the Levant)
  2. Bless sins (talk · contribs)
  3. Burningview (talk · contribs) (Interested in Berber Revolt articles and their improvement)
  4. Cplakidas (talk · contribs) (Arab and Turkish wars with Byzantium, as well as the classical caliphates)
  5. Iazyges (talk · contribs) (Mostly Roman and Byzantine)
  6. Kansas Bear (talk · contribs)
  7. MPS1992 (talk · contribs)
  8. Nostalgia of Iran (talk · contribs) (Byzantine-Arab Wars)
  9. Sa.vakilian (talk · contribs)

If you wish to identify yourself as a participant of this task force, simply copy and paste this userbox to your user page: {{Wikipedia:WikiProject Military history/Members/User WPMILHIST Early Muslim military history task force}}

Article statistics[edit]

The table to the right shows the current article assessment statistics for this task force.

A list of the top 500 most popular articles within our scope, as well as the number of page views each article received over the past month, can be found here.

With most of our articles assessed as Stub- or Start-Class, there's a lot of work to be done. However, we also have a number of good, A-Class, and featured articles, which have been assessed as amongst the best Wikipedia has to offer. These article serve as a yardstick for what can be achieved and should be aimed for, and can provide ideas about how to write an article and what sources to consult; they are listed below:

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Open tasks[edit]

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