THE title al-Khulafa ar:Rashidun, or ‘the rightly. guided Khalifas’, is given to the four who immedi·. ~te1Y”’succeeded Mu1:Iammad-Abu Bakr,’Umar. ‘lJthman and . Those Caliphs who truly followed in the Prophet’s foot steps are called ‘The Rightly-Guided Caliphs’ (Al-Khulafa-ur Rashidun in Arabic). KHULAFA-E-RASHIDUN Khulafa or Caliphs are the leaders of an Islamic state or The period of rule of the Khulafa E Rashid or Khulafa ar Rashidun was of.

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In the course of this expedition a relative of Muhammad, Umm-Haram fell from her mule near the Salt Lake at Larnaca and tashidun killed. Early Contemporary Eschatology Theological. The holy war against the border countries which Mahomet ad already inaugurated, was the best means for making the new religion popular among the Arabs, for opportunity was at the same time afforded for gaining rich booty.

When the citizens of the State imported goods for the purposes of trade, they had to pay the customs duty or import tax at lower rates.

Expansion during the Rashidun Caliphate, Al-Juwayni argued that Islam is the goal of the ummah, so any ruler that deviates from this goal must be impeached. Many canals were purchased, and new ones constructed. You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind.

As usual Khalid was commanding the cavalry.

An International EncyclopediaVol. These armies were all assigned their objectives. To Omar’s ten years’ Caliphate belong for the most part the great conquests. With wr initial success this army was finally defeated by the Sasanian army at the Battle of the Bridge in which Abu Ubaid was killed. The caliph, therefore, is the mhulafa executive officer of a system assumed to be definite and fixed.


The first patriarchal period of conquest, unearned wealth and the simple life – called by Moslems the period of the “four rightly guided caliphs,” – passed rapidly into the genuinely Arab empire of the Omayyads, with whom came an immediate development of organization in the state.

Though neither Ali nor the leaders of the opposing force, Khklafa and Zubayr, wanted to fight, a battle broke out at night between the two armies.

The siege of Jerusalem lasted four months after which the city agreed to surrender, but only to Caliph Umar Ibn Al Khattab in person. The city surrendered to Khalid. Prophet’s pbuh Death – Dr.

Abu Ubaida and Khalid ibn Walid, after conquering all of northern Syria, moved north towards Anatolia conquering the fort of Azaz to clear the flank and rear from Byzantine troops. Later commentators explain this as a common-sense precaution against over-extension of his forces.

Rashidun – Dynasties of the World

These devastating defeats ended Persian control over Iraq. Bait-ul-Maal literally, The house of money was the department that dealt with the revenues and all other economic matters of the state. The Byzantine army was defeated decisively on 30 July in the Battle of Ajnadayn.

The Muslims damaged the cathedral in the center of the city, but the battle also went in favor of Makuria. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. He was assisted by Abdur Rahman bin Awf and Muiqib. The Caliphate was thus one of the earliest welfare states. Khattab ibn Nufayl Hantamah bint Hisyam. To it belonged the men of real piety, who saw with displeasure the promotion to he first places in the commonwealth of the great lords who had actually done nothing for Islam, and had joined themselves to it only at the last moment.


One suggestion was that it should be distributed on an ad hoc basis and whatever was received should be equally distributed.

During his reign Uthman gave Muawiyah permission to build a navy after concerning the matter.

The primary responsibility of an Islamic government is still the same as it was in the days of the early Caliphs: Under Abu Bakr the empire was not clearly divided into provinces, though it had many administrative districts. Reconstructing the military equipment of early Muslim armies is problematic.

Rashidun Caliphate

About the fixation of the allowance khualfa were two opinions. The military was brought directly under state control and into its pay. Their party was a mixed one.