This page was last edited on 2 Septemberat When Allah decides a matter, He carries it out whether His servants like it or not. By Allah, I have reached the age which Allah willed that I reach. So, finally, the soffin managed to cross the river, by means of a bridge of boats. Even at this stage, Ali sent three men, viz. This they all agreed upon and he himself would affirm this to whomever asked him.
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Garr Abu Musa al-Ashari also decided to act accordingly. Before Muhammad united the Arabs, the Arabs had been divided and the Byzantines and the Sassanid had their own client tribes that they used to pay to fight on their behalf. Ali listened to them and moved the capital to Kufa. The following page uses this file: Ali posed himself in the centre with the flower of his troops from Medina, and the wings were formed, one of the warriors from Basra, the other of those from Kufa.
English historian Edward Gibbon wrote: Now whoever adheres firmly to the promises made will be the one whose salvation will be saved by Allah and one who will try to isffin back upon the promises made, will fall deeper and deeper into heresy, error and loss. Whoever calls to this course bataikle sectarianism], kill him, even sifgin he may be under this headband of mine. We have devised a solution after a good deal of thought and it may put an end to all batalle and separatist tendencies.
The Iraqis wanted the capital of the newly established Islamic State to be in Kufa so as to bring revenues into their area and oppose Syria. They wanted to lay the murder at my door while I am actually innocent of it.
History of the Bataulle I do not make this statement out of fear of death, but I am an aged man who fears for the women and children tomorrow if we are annihilated.
The following other wikis use this file: Arriving at Riqqa, on the banks of the Euphrates, the Syrian vanguard was sighted, but it withdrew without engagement. Although Ali won the battle, the constant conflict had begun to affect his standing.
All this so that obedience and unity occur. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Views View Edit History. This article contains too many or too-lengthy quotations for an encyclopedic entry. You must also include a United States batsille domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. Ali ibn Abi Talib tried to settle matters peacefully by sending an envoy to Syria.
Neither side wanted to fight. Battle of Siffin April Learn how and when to remove this template message. The Kharijites caused so much trouble, that it is recorded in both the early Sunni and the early Shia books that Ali said:. Ali gathered his forces, and, after at first planning to invade Syria from the North, he attacked directly, marching through the Mesopotamian desert. Permission Reusing this file. Battle of Siffin — Wikipedia Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
His eyes will be closed to fe and truth in this world and he will be punished in the next world. The Sassanid Dynasty in Persia had already collapsed. Let the excitement subside, let us cool down; let us do away with sedition and revolt; bataillle the country settle down into a peaceful atmosphere and when once a stable regime is formed and the right authority is accepted, then let this question be dealt with on the principles of equity siffinn justice because only then the authority will have power enough to find the criminals and to bring them to justice.
He fought not because he considered himself to be the khaleef or deserving of the khilaafah. Most Related.
La bataille de siffin
Learn how and when to remove this template message The two armies encamped themselves at Siffin for more than one hundred days, most of the time being spent in negotiations. Neither side wanted to fight. The following morning, the combat was renewed with great vigour. Ali posed himself in the centre with the flower of his troops from Medina, and the wings were formed, one of the warriors from Basra, the other of those from Kufa. Muawiya had a pavilion pitched on the field; and there, surrounded by five lines of his sworn body-guards, watched the day. Amr with a great weight of horse, bore down upon the Kufa wing which gave away; and Ali was exposed to imminent peril, both from thick showers of arrows and from close encounter Four of its five ranks were cut to pieces, and Muawiya, bethinking himself of flight, had already called for his horse, when a martial couplet flashed in his mind, and he held his ground.
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Suddenly one of the Syrians, Ibn Lahiya, reportedly out of dread of ssiffin fitna and unable to bear the spectacle rode forward with a copy of the Quran on the ears of his horse to call for judgement by the book of Allah, and the other Syrians followed suit. Battle of Siffin In other jurisdictions, re-use of this content may be restricted; see Reuse of PD-Art photographs for details. Both of us remove Ali as well as Muawiya from the caliphate. Nahjul Balagha, Sermon Muawiya had a pavilion pitched on the field; and there, surrounded by five lines of his sworn body-guards, watched the day. If he felt that a governor or a commander was becoming attracted to wealth or did not meet the required administrative standards, he had him removed from his position. This article contains too many or too-lengthy quotations for an encyclopedic entry. Whoever calls to this course [of sectarianism], kill him, even though he may be under this headband of mine.