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Yarmuk, AD 636: The Muslim Conquest of Syria. (reprint, 1994).


Yarmuk, AD 636; the Muslim conquest of Syria. (reprint, 1994)

Nicolle, David.



96 pages



Praeger illustrated military history


In 636 AD, after protracted skirmishes, the Arab and Byzantine armies faced each other on the banks of the Yarmuk River. This book looks at the battle itself in the context of the entire Arab campaign, from the Muslim invasion of 633 to the fall of Byzantine Spain. A chronology, numerous b&w photos and color illustrations, and maps are included.

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