- Battle of Firaz
Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Firaz
Byzantine-Arab Warsand Islamic conquest of Persia
territory=Mesopotamia annexed by Muslims
Persian Empire, Arab Christians
Khalid ibn al-Walid
The Battle of Firaz was the last battle of the
Muslim Arabcommander Khalid ibn al-Walidin Mesopotamia( Iraq) against the combined forces of the Byzantine Roman Empire, Sassanid Persian Empire, and Christian Arabs. Khalid's force was consisted of 15,000 menA.I. Akram, The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin al-Waleed, His Life and Campaigns, Nat. Publishing. House, Rawalpindi (1970) ISBN 0-7101-0104-X.] according to Muslim sources.
The result of the battle was a victory for Khalid and the first Muslim conquest of Mesopotamia. The Muslim conquest of the Persian Empire was complete after their next victory at the
Battle of al-Qādisiyyah.
* [http://www.swordofallah.com/html/bookhome.htm A.I. Akram, The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin al-Waleed, His Life and Campaigns Lahore, 1969]
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