|Abd Allah ibn Rawahah|
عَبْد ٱللَّٰه ٱبْن رَواحَة
|The tomb of ʿAbdullāh, Zayd ibn Ḥārithah, and Ja`far ibn Abī Tālib in Al-Mazar near Mu'tah in Jordan, Ash-Sham|
Mu'tah, Eastern Roman Empire
|Cause of death||Martyrdom in the Battle of Mu'tah|
|Place of burial||Al-Mazar, Mu'tah|
|Known for||being a Companion of Muhammad|
Abd Allah ibn Rawahah ibn Tha'labah (Arabic language: عَبْد ٱللَّٰه ٱبْن رَواحَة ٱبْن ثَعْلَبَة, ʿAbd Allāh ibn Rawāḥah ibn Thaʿlabah) was one of the companions of the Prophet Muhammad who was martyred in the Battle of Mu'tah.
Biography[edit | edit source]
He was one of the twelve representatives of the Ansar who took an oath of allegiance before the Hijrah, and later spread Islam to Medina. Also he was among the 73 that pledged allegiance to Muhammad in Medina. He is said to have been alert to the supposed plots of Abd-Allah ibn Ubayy.
Military expeditions and death[edit | edit source]
'Abd Allah ibn Rawahah was third in command during the Battle of Mu'tah and was subsequently killed during the battle. He also led his own expedition known as the Expedition of Abdullah ibn Rawaha, where he was sent to assassinate Al-Yusayr ibn Rizam.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Jafar al-Tayyar". Al-Islam.org. 2013-01-21. http://www.al-islam.org/jafar-al-tayyar-kamal-al-sayyid/jafar-al-tayyar/.
- The Sealed Nectar The Second ‘Aqabah Pledge Archived November 28, 2006, at the Wayback Machine. on sunnipath.com
- O My Soul, Death Is Inevitable, So It Is Better for You to Be Martyred Archived June 30, 2006, at the Wayback Machine., URL accessed 2009-09-30
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