Battle of Yarmouk, 636 ⚔️ Storm gathers in the Middle East


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➤ Narration: David McCallion

➤ Music: Courtesy of Epidemic Sound

➤ Sources:
The Islamic Conquest of Syria – by al-Waqidi
Byzantium and the Arabs in the Sixth Century – by Irfan Shahid
Yarmuk 636 AD: The Muslim Conquest of Syria – by David Nicolle
Forgotten Islamic History – by Naeem Ali
The Great Islamic Conquests 632 – 750 – by David Nicolle
Khalid Bin Al-Waleed (The Sword Of Allah) – by Abdul Basit Ahmad
The Byzantine Wars – by John Haldon
Byzantium and the Early Islamic Conquests – by Walter E. Kaegi
The Early Islamic Conquests – by Fred McGraw Donner
Decline and fall of the Sassanian Empire – by Parvaneh Pourshariati

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  1. Muslim iconography would have been white, black and green solid colour flags only. The crescent should be on the Roman troops as a Byzantine symbol of Goddess Diana from Constantinople.
    Only after Ottoman era would this crescent spread to Islamic countries as an innovation.

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