Episode 24: The Levant
Bilad al-Sham: Stories of Syria • 12-Jul-2020
Khalifa Omar رضي الله عنه strives to live an austere life as servant leader of the people. Led by Abu Ubaidah ibn Jarrah رضي الله عنه, the Muslim army strategizes and networks with Syrian Christians on how to conquer Damascus from the Byzantines. The Persians try to regroup after steadily losing control of Iraq.
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