Battle of the Ditch, (ad ), Arabic Al-Khandaq (The Ditch), an early Muslim victory that ultimately forced the Meccans to recognize the political and religious. 5th year of the Migration 29 Shawwal / January ) The Battle of Khandaq, which took place two years after the Battle of Uhud, is one of the important battles . The Battle of Khandaq. At this time, there was growing peace and security in Medina. However, a Jewish tribe called Banu Nadir attempted to.

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It did not have the food supplies for ten thousand fighters and their horses and camels, which could enable them to continue the siege for several months or weeks. Ubada, the leader of the Khazraj tribe, Abdullah b. Whenever we suffer a misfortune or we are in trouble, they always act like that! The continuity of the siege batt,e Medina was beyond the ability of the pagan army. At the same time horsemen from the Banu Khuza’a left to warn Medina of the khhandaq army.

We came here to make a treaty with you about fighting Muhammad! In January the army, which was led by Abu Sufyan, marched on Medina.

Attack from Every Direction The next day, all of the polytheists, together with Sons of Qurayza Jews, surrounded the Muslims from all directions and shot arrows until the evening. Muhammad is traditionally said to have been born in in Mecca and to khancaq died in in Medina, where he had been forced to emigrate to with his adherents in This page was last edited on 28 Hkandaqat ohandaq Huyayy was brought out wearing a flowered robe in which he had made holes about the size of the finger-tips in every part so that it should not be taken from him as spoil, with his hands bound to his neck by a rope.

Although the Ghatafan demanded half, they eventually agreed to negotiating with Muhammad on those terms. These have not believed, therefore Allah has made their doing naught; and this is easy to Allah. When I stepped into the battlefield, women began to wail because they feared for me. If you let those handful of Muslims be beaten, who will be left to worship you? The siege of Medina began in January and kuandaq for 27 days. This is not the year of camping. Neither you remained with Muhammad nor joined the Quraish.


Battle of the Trench

Do not fight against Muhammad together with them unless you hold some the Qurayshis as hostages. Then he sent for them and struck off their heads in those trenches as they were brought out to him in batches. Kandaq bin Abde Wudd remarked in ridicule: They wanted to weaken the influence of the Islamic state in Madinah in order to act easily.

Previous Ov Next Post. When they came upon you from above you and from below you, The Messenger of Allah came out with the believers, who numbered nearly three thousand, or it was said that they numbered seven hundred. If the notables of the Quraysh had not condemned him, he would have left the army alone and fled.

I had no shield to protect myself batt,e the enemy; I had no clothing to protect my body from the cold; I only had a woolen covering that my wife gave to me; it could not cover even my knees. Jabir slaughtered the kid and his wife ground the barley in the mill.

Ali a proceeded and told ‘Amr either to become Muslim or to call off the combat. Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval.

What can you do with your courage? On the other hand the Messenger of Allah S was praying:. However, history informed us of one of them because of his outstanding achievements at this battle, in confining and removing the danger, which shook the very foundation of the Islamic state. Their horses leaped above the moat to the other side. Amr challenged the Muslims to a duel, and Ali bin Abi Talib was sent to fight him. Then, he visited Quraysh and Ghatafan and informed them about Banu Qurayza’s regret and disloyalty.

Batle told that she had washed it, he asked why a spot of blood still remained. Quraysh along with some tribes Ahabish and their confederate tribes such as Kinana and Tihama were domiciled in Ruma, between Jurf and Zaghaba.


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It was my turn to guard. Prophet Muhammad SAW asked him to create distrust and suspicion between the confederates and the Banu Qurayza to divide them. If Muhammad be that Prophet, he will not shrink before the vast multitude assembled against him, and were the very mountains to war on him, he would nattle them.

This belief brought these tribes and the Muslims into military confrontations in which the Muslims had the upper hand. Amr got off his horse at once and let the oc go. Then he pointed to his head said: I have some food.

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He experienced many incidents, destroyed many groups alone; he was a very brave and skilled swordsman and cavalryman. Although the original work is lost, portions of it survive in the recensions of Ibn Hisham and Al-Tabari. All of them emerged from the trench and started for my residence. It was one third of the number of the enemy army. God Almighty stated that they were not sincere when they asked permission with the following verse:.

Meanwhile Hazrat Umar came to the presence of Hazrat Umar. He neared Amr and asked him to face him in a duel. Tribes from among them such as Banu Al-Natheer and others were khandqa by the Prophet. The offer to walk against Madinah all together and to eliminate the movement of belief and Islam that was led by the Messenger of God in its own place was made by the leaders of Sons of Nadr Jews.

Amr Ibn Wodd, who crossed the moat, was well known among the Arabs. And Allah sees best what you do. None of them was willing to face him except Ali. When he brought his severed head to the Prophet, bzttle said: