Battle of the Ditch, (ad ), Arabic Al-Khandaq (The Ditch), an early Muslim victory that ultimately forced the Meccans to recognize the political and religious. 5th year of the Migration 29 Shawwal / January ) The Battle of Khandaq, which took place two years after the Battle of Uhud, is one of the important battles . The Battle of Khandaq. At this time, there was growing peace and security in Medina. However, a Jewish tribe called Banu Nadir attempted to.

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By Allah it is death! Ali a proceeded and told ‘Amr either to become Muslim or to call off the combat. It was very unlikely for the enemy to pass through them. He defeated Ahzab Arab tribes alone!

Battle of the Ditch

These believers may have been scores or just a few. The next day, all of the polytheists, together with Sons of Qurayza Jews, surrounded the Muslims from all directions and shot arrows until the evening.

They began to realize that their small number was of no match to the growing forces around them and began to lose faith that they could stand against them. Huzayfa narrates one night of the battle as follows: Ha Mim, la yunsarun means the enemy if not conquer. The tough clashes and the siege that lasted about a month jhandaq as a result of the help of God.

Our work will be enough. The Confederate army made several other attempts to cross the trench during the night but repeatedly failed. Some Sunni historians have narrated that when Abu Sufyan khancaq to know that Amr was killed, he fled to Mecca without any delay.


The unbelievers’ army all together were ten thousand men. They promised that they would khadnaq them help and support, and Quraysh agreed to that.

When Muslims began to stone him, he said: They wanted to weaken the influence of the Islamic state in Madinah in order to act easily. Ubada, the leaders of Ansar first. Ibn Babawayh has narrated in Khisal through Amirul Momineen a. Formation of the forces khzndaq the Battle of Khandaq Battle of the Trench. And Ghatafan tribe camped near Mount Uhud with their confederate tribes. This made them change their strategy from the siege of Medina to a direct invasion.

The roles of the first two defensive elements were similar to their roles at Badr and Ohod and probably bigger.

Battle of the Trench. The polytheists wanted to learn something from them since they were there. Abu Sufyan accepted their plan with open arms, thus Jews and Quraysh got unified. They divided their soldiers into teams. Hazrat Abu Bakr was with him. About ten Jews shot arrows at Hassan b.

They only dug the moat around the city before the arrival of the pagan army then stood behind the moat until the end of the battle. On the other hand, the harvest had been gathered and the besiegers had some trouble finding food for their horses, which proved of no use to them in the attack.

On the way, Harith b. The Khanadq Assad also agreed to join, led by Tuleha Asadi. You are my master and master of my ancestors. He split Nawfal into two with a severe blow of his sword.


Though the hearts of most of the Muslims were filled with fear, some of them were unshaken by the new danger.

In response, Ali kkhandaq Abi Talib accepted the challenge, and was sent by Muhammad to fight. Batte made a mention of that to my father, whereupon he said: When Abu Sufyan was condemned by the notables of his tribe, he returned. Then they went to the Ghatafan tribe with the same call, and they responded too. And when the hypocrites and those in whose hearts was a disease began to say: He succeeded to take ‘Amr’s life.

Afterwards, they applied a secret slogan to avoid similar plausible incidents.

Battle of Ahzab (Tribes), Battle of Khandaq (Ditch, Moat, Trench), War against Islam

Tell it to only those who are aware of the situation. Banu Qurayza tribe had promised to be impartial in case of war; nevertheless, they violated the contract and became confederate with the unbelievers. Although the original work is lost, portions of it survive in the recensions of Ibn Hisham and Al-Tabari. His foremost priority to protect the women and children, so he sent some fighters to them in order to protect from any surprise attacks by the enemy.

The Messenger of Battlee S emphatically ordered Huzaifa not to do anything till he returned to him. The main contemporary source of the battle is the 33rd Surah of the Quran.