THE title al-Khulafa ar:Rashidun, or ‘the rightly. guided Khalifas’, is given to the four who immedi·. ~te1Y”’succeeded Mu1:Iammad-Abu Bakr,’Umar. ‘lJthman and . Those Caliphs who truly followed in the Prophet’s foot steps are called ‘The Rightly-Guided Caliphs’ (Al-Khulafa-ur Rashidun in Arabic). KHULAFA-E-RASHIDUN Khulafa or Caliphs are the leaders of an Islamic state or The period of rule of the Khulafa E Rashid or Khulafa ar Rashidun was of.

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Retrieved 10 May Expansion during the Umayyad Caliphate, The Ansars also declined their offer to choose a new Khalifah.

Rashidun – Dynasties of the World

Among his conquests are Jerusalem, Damascus, and Egypt. The prisoners taken in the battle informed them about Rzshidun Heraclius’s final effort to take back Syria. After these four, the later Caliphs assumed the manners of kings and emperors and the true spirit of equality of ruler and ruled diminished to a considerable extent in the political life of Muslims.

He was a scribe of the Quran, who kept a written copy of it, and memorized its verses as soon as they were revealed. The Muslims damaged the cathedral in the center of the city, but the khhulafa also went in favor of Makuria. It is said that Caliph Umar did not wish to send his troops through the Zagros mountains and onto the Iranian plateau. Khalid took half of his army and took an unconventional route to Syria. Lists Literature Kutub al-Sittah.

Once fully engaged the enemy reserves were absorbed by the infantry and archers, and the Muslim cavalry was used as pincers like modern tank and jhulafa divisions to attack the enemy from the sides or to attack enemy base camps.


Kkhulafa Muawiyahthe governor of Syria sent an expedition against Anatolia. Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed. Throughout his life, you were both his eyes with which he salAllaahu ‘alayhi wa sallamand his ears with which he heard.

The Rashidun army maintained a very high level of discipline, strategic prowess and organization, along with motivation and self initiative of the officer corps. If there was an unusual increase in the possessions of the office holder, he was immediately called to account, and the unlawful property was confiscated by the State. Many buildings were built for administrative purposes.

Rashidun Caliphate

Against the rising tide of worldliness an opposition, however, began to appear. And you have always struck a noble balance between gentleness and firmness. In the year the leaders of the rebels came from Egypt and Irak to Medina with a numerous following; and the caliph tried the plan of making promises which he did not intend to keep.

The references used may be made clearer with a different or consistent style of citation and footnoting. In the first place, he allowed the expedition against the Greeks, already arranged by Mahomet, quietly to set out, limiting himself for the time to the defence of Medina.

Ancient Arab States Kingdom of Qedar. The Qadis were not allowed to engage in trade.

These devastating defeats ended Persian control over Iraq. Despite the initial reservations of his advisers, Abu Bakr recognised the military and political prowess in Umar and desired him to succeed as caliph. Meanwhile the war was also carried on against the Persians in Irak, unsuccessfully at first, until the tide turned at the battle of Kadisiya Kadessia, Qadislya end of However, after Muhammad passed away, a group of Muslims left Ali and gathered at Saqifa. Encyclopedia of Global Studies.


Medina — Kufa — They were called the “Rightly-Guided” because they have been seen as model Muslim leaders by Sunni Muslims. When the citizens of the State imported goods for the purposes of trade, they had to pay the customs duty or import tax at lower rates.

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As soon as Abu Ubaida heard the news, he gathered all his officers to plan their next move. Muslim conquest of Syria. Omar, the second caliph, regulated this distribution and also the system of taxation, and the result was the first divan khualfa the constitution of Omar, looked back to now by all Sunnite Moslems as an ideal.

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Abu Bakra close companion of Muhammad from the Banu Taym clan, was elected the first Rashidun leader and began the conquest of the Arabian Peninsula. User Name Email Address. The response was delayed until after a decisive Muslim victory against the Romans in the Levant at the Battle of Rashhidun in The caliphate arose out of the death of Muhammad in CE and the subsequent debate over the succession to rashieun leadership.

A Qadi Islamic judge was also not allowed to discriminate on the grounds of religion, gender, colourkinship or prejudice. The Battle of Fahl”. Give them the leaders double the punishment you give us and curse them with a very great curse” Their key strength was mobility.