Battle of Fahl


Battle of Fahl

Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Fahl
partof=Byzantine-Arab Wars and
Campaigns of Khalid ibn al-Walid


caption=
date=January 635 AD (13 AH)
place=Fahl, Jordan Valley, Syria
result=Rashidun Caliphate victory
combatant1=Rashidun Caliphate
combatant2=Byzantine Empire
commander1=Khalid ibn al-Walid
Shurahbil bin Hassana
commander2=Theodore the Sacellarius
strength1=unknown
strength2=unknown
casualties1=low
casualties2=high
The Battle of Fahl or Battle of Pella was a Byzantine-Arab battle fought between the Rashidun army under Khalid ibn al-Walid ("The Sword of Allah") and the Roman Empire under Theodore the Sacellarius (Saqalar), in Fahl (ancient Pella along the Jordan Valley of Syria) in January 635 AD (13 AH). The result was a clear victory for Khalid ibn al-Walid.

References

* A.I. Akram (1970). "The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin al-Waleed, His Life and Campaigns". Nat. Publishing House. Rawalpindi. ISBN 0-71010-104-X.


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