Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources - Chapters 51-60 Summary & Analysis

Martin Lings
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Chapters 51-60 Summary and Analysis

In chapter fifty-one, Muhammad tries to find a position that will give his army an advantage in the fight against the Quraysh. He finds a guide from one of the tribes in the area to help him. They find a place where Muhammad and his army will have the benefit of the ground slope in the fight. Muhammad asks his archers to keep the Quraysh cavalry from attacking. The men prepare to fight.

In chapter fifty-two, the order is given for the Quraysh to advance. Muhammad's archers shoot at the cavalry and the fight begins. Muhammad's army pushes back the Quraysh. The cavalry tries another advance on the archers and the archers are killed. The Quraysh rally, but Muhammad's army fights on. The Muslims seek refuge above the plain upon which they had been fighting, withdrawing from the fight...

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