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Opinion can be both right and wrong. Sects started to form, among them the Sabaites named after Abdullah Ibn Saba.

Abu Musa al-Ash’ari decided to act accordingly. They had fought under the service of his father in the Ridda wars. The Qurra received the highest stipend of the Muslim army, the sharaf al ataand they had the use of the best lands which they came to regard as their private domain.

Shahban, In his Islamic History A. Lapidusp. From the Roman Empire to the Early Medieval But later when Uthman declined to give them more lands in Persia [14] [19] they felt that their status was being reduced and therefore started to cause trouble.

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If we meet jdait the Byzantines will attack our women and children and the people of Persia will attack the women and children of Mesopotamia. You have seen what happened in the day which has passed. Ali was convinced to make Kufa the capital. Part of the Fitnas. Rebellion successful, peace treaty signed; Muawiya I begins the Umayyad dynasty. The rapid Muslim conquest of Syria and Egypt and the consequent Byzantine losses in manpower and territory meant djajt the Eastern Roman Empire found itself struggling for survival.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Archived from the original on Views Read Edit View history. They also asked Uthman’s adopted son, Muhammad bin Abi Hudhaifawho Uthman had refused to appoint as a governor of any province, why he was not a governor. In the yearMuawiyah was crowned as caliph at a ceremony in Jerusalem. While dealing with the Iraqis, Ali found it hard to build a disciplined army and effective state institutions to exert control over his areas and as a result later spent a lot of time fighting the Kharijites.

It ended in when Ali’s heir Hasan ibn Ali concluded a treaty acknowledging the rule of Muawiyahthe first Umayyad caliph. Neither side wanted to fight. The loss of life was terrible. Brunnow trace the origins of the Qurra and the Kharitites back to Bedouin stock and desert tribesmen, who had become soldiers not out of commitment to Islam but to share the spoils. A Historical Encyclopedia edited by Alexander Mikaberidzep.

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Abu Musa al-Ash’ari agreed to open the proceedings, and said, “We have devised a solution after a good deal of thought and it may put an end to all contention and separatist tendencies. H-Q edited by Stanley Sandler, p. The Sassanid Dynasty in Persia had already collapsed. Every time Ali tried to negotiate the Qurra and the Sabait started wars and launched night attacks, fearing that if there was peace, then they will be arrested. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat As the time for announcing the verdict approached, the people belonging to both parties assembled.

Encyclopaedia of Islam 2nd ed. The Islamic djajt expanded very quickly under Muhammad and the first three caliphs. Therefore, each wanted the capital of the newly established Islamic state to be in their area. They nominated Abu Musa al-Ash’ari as their arbitrator.

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So the fighting stopped. The Qurra received stipends varying between 2, and 3, dirhams, while the majority of the rest of the troops received only to dirhams. Ali pardoned Aisha and her brother escorted her back to Medina. The Islamic empire expanded at an unprecedented rate, but there was a cost associated with it. Nasr b Muzahim, in one of the earliest sources states that al-Ashath ibn Qays, one of Ali’s key supporters and a Kufan, then stood up and said:.


The Arab tribes in Mesopotamia were paid by the Persian Sassanids to act as mercenaries, while the Arab tribes in Syria were paid by the Byzantines to act as their mercenaries.

The Origins of the Islamic State: The Kharijites then started killing other people. The two armies encamped themselves at Siffin for more than one hundred days, most of the time being spent in negotiations. Ali had done a great deal to attempt to save Uthman; however, Marwan prevented Ali from being able to help Uthman. In Ali’s forces finally moved against hhichem Kharijites and they finally met in the Battle of Nahrawan.

On Him I rely and to Him I return.

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Some of Ali’s supporters were also very extreme in their views and considered everyone to be their enemy. Let the present convey to the absent!

High taxes were imposed on the hichdm in both the Byzantine Roman and Sassanid Persian empires to finance these wars. I say this and I ask Allah’s forgiveness for me and you. Confusion prevailed throughout the night.

Timani Page 49 [2] Some modern scholars like R. Marwan was arrested but he later asked Hassan and Hussein for assistance and was released.