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Futuh Al-Habasha by Sihab ad-Din Ahmad, , available at Book Depository Futuh Al-Habasha: The Conquest of Abyssinia. Futuh Al-Habasha: The Conquest of Abyssinia (Futuh Al-Habasa). by Sihab ad- Din Ahmad bin Abd al-Qader bin Salem bin Utman. Condition: Used:Good. The Battle of Antukyah was fought in between Adal Sultanate forces under Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi and the Abyssinian army under Eslamu. The Futuh al-Habasha compared the number of dead and wounded to the previous Battle of Shimbra Kure. The Conquest of Abyssinia pp ^ Cited in Sihab.

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Search Results Results 1 -5 of 5. The Imam was killed in battle on February 21,whereupon his army almost immediately disintegrated. Ships with Tracking Number! Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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We know that the imam was only twenty-one when he defeated the patrician Degalhan see p. In other words, Imam Ahmad’s jihadic war besides being legendary was a major turning point This was, however, far from the end of the story. The forces of Imam Ahmad bin Ibrahim had occupied the greater part of Ethiopia.

This is truly a wonderful work, which is destined to remain an indispensable source for the history of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa during the first half of the tumultuous sixteenth century. Anyone interested in understanding the intensity and thr of religious war will be rewarded by reading this classic.


The book is nevertheless valuable, in that its author was an eye-witness of many of the events he describes, and wl-habasha, as far as we can judge, with a degree of objectivity rare for his teh. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Didn’t find what you’re looking for?

Futuh Al-Habasha : The Conquest of Abyssinia

abywsinia If he does so, then all is well: I am going to send for him to hand over the horses, and to pay the blood-money. Uthman also known as Arab Faqih The Futuh thus refers to a relatively short, though crucially important, period in Ethiopia’s long history.

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Log-in or create an account first! His book, which is full of human, and at times tragic, drama, makes a major contribution to our knowledge of a crucially important period in the hisoty of Ethiopia and Horn of Africa. His short lived al-haasha victories and determination to replace Christianity by Islam and the remarkable survival of Christianity in Ethiopia” is a story of epic proportions” which still generates strong emotion among both the Christian and the Muslim population of Ethiopia.

Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! ErgodebooksTexas, United States Seller rating: Notify me of new comments via email. In this event, there may be a slight delay in shipping and possible variation in description. Hirabu complained about his plight, and excused himself on the grounds of his poverty-stricken state. Their chieftain was a man fond of intrigue and procrastination. Are you a frequent reader or book collector?

The Yamani author was an eyewitness of several of the battles he describes, and is an invaluable source. His book, which is full of human, and at times tragic, drama, makes a major contribution to our knowledge of a crucially important period in the hisoty of Ethiopia and Horn of Africa.