Khalid Sentence Examples
Its concluding words suggest that its production was due to Khalid ben Yezid (died in 708), who was a pupil of the Syrian monk Marianus, and according to the Kitab-al-Fihrist was the first Mussulman writer on alchemy.
The Liber de compositione alchemiae, which professes to be by Morienus - perhaps the same as the Marianus who was the teacher of Khalid - was translated by Robertus Castrensis, who states that he finished the work in 1182, and speaks as if he were making a revelation - " Quid sit alchemia nondum cognovit vestra Latinitas."
The successful reduction of the rebels in Arabia enabled him in his first year to send his great general Khalid with his Arab warriors first against Persians, then against Romans.
This he did by the aid of the great general Khalid.
Here he waited two months for reinforcements, and with his Bedouin contingent, strengthened by the adhesion of the Ateba and Bani Khalid tribes, advanced on Shakra in Wushm, which fell in January 1818 after a regular siege.
His son, Fesal, succeeded him, but in 1836 on his refusal to pay tribute an Egyptian force was sent to depose him and he was taken prisoner and sent to Cairo, while a rival claimant, Khalid, was established as amir in Riad.
Reinforced by Khalid b.
When Omar became caliph he made Khalid chief commander of the Syrian armies, `Amr remaining in Palestine to complete the submission of that province.
It is not certain that `Amr assisted Khalid in the siege of Damascus, but very probable that he took part in the decisive battle of Yarmuk, 10th of August 636.
He encountered formidable opposition from different quarters, but in every case he was successful, the severest struggle being that with the impostor Mosailima, who was finally defeated by Khalid at the battle of Akraba.Advertisement
The Irak of Persia was overcome by Khalid in a single campaign, and there was also a successful expedition into Syria.
According to tradition, his wife was taken for a time into the harem of Abdallah, brother of Kotaiba the conqueror of Balkh, and became the mother of Khalid b.
Khalid was the vizier of the caliph Mandi and tutor of Harlan al-Rashid.
Such were beyond all doubt the patricians of Mecca, and after them those of Taif, people like Khalid b.
Moawiya has been accused of having poisoned more than one of his adversaries, among them Malik Ashtar, Abdarrahman the son of the great captain Khalid b.Advertisement
Khalid, the brother of Moawiya II., was still a youth and appears to have had no strength of character.
Ziyad, conceived that only a man of distinction could win the contest, and proclaimed Merwan caliph, on condition that his successor should be Khalid b.
He succeeded in reconciling the sons of `Amr Ashdaq, and also Khalid b.
Hobaira and appointing in his place Khalid al-Qasri.
Khalid himself assuredly did not intend it.Advertisement
For fifteen years Khalid governed the eastern half of the empire, and continued to maintain peace with only few exceptions throughout.
Khalid lived on a very rich scale and was extraordinarily liberal, and he was charged with having carried out all his improvements for his own interests, and upbraided for selling the corn of his estates only when the prices were high.
At last a conspiracy, into which the principal engineer of Khalid, Hassan the Nabataean, had been drawn, succeeded in inciting Hisham against Khalid.
They told him that Khalid had used disrespectful terms in speaking of the caliph, and that he had appropriated revenues belonging to the state.
When the dismissal of Khalid had been resolved upon, Yusuf b.Advertisement
Omar, his appointed successor, was sent secretly to Kuf a, where he seized on Khalid unawares.
For eighteen months Khalid remained in prison.
Though it soon appeared that the imputation was false, Khalid, on his return, was furious, and uttered very offensive words against the caliph.
The successor of Khalid in Irak had not long been in office when Zaid b.
Asad died almost simultaneously with the dismissal of Khalid.
It is not certain that Walid also suspected Khalid al-Qasri of having intrigued against him.
It is said that he guaranteed Walid a large sum of money, which he hoped to extort from Khalid.
Walid I., and joined by the majority of the Merwanid princes and many Kalbites and other Yemenites who regarded the ill-treatment of Khalid al-Qasri as an insult to themselves.
Hisham, Yazid, the son of Khalid al-Qasri, and other chiefs, hastened to the Khadra and killed the two princes, together with Yusuf b.
One of the false witnesses was, it is asserted, Khalid b.
This Khalid, who was descended from an old sacerdotal family in Balkh, and had been one of the trusty supporters of Abu Moslim, Mansur appointed as minister of finance.
Khalid already had so many friends that the sum was brought together with the exception of 30,000 dirhems. At that moment tidings came about a rising in the province of Mosul, and a friend of Khalid said to the caliph that Khalid was the only man capable of putting it down.
Thereupon Mansur overlooked the deficiency and gave Khalid the government of Mosul.
Khalid, sent the insignia of the Caliphate, with letters of condolence and congratulation, to Musa in Jorjan, and brought the army which had accompanied Mandi peacefully back from Media to Bagdad.
Khalid, Harun's former tutor, who showed such firmness and boldness that Hadi cast him into prison and resolved on his death.
Khalid, and to confide important posts to the two sons of Yahya, Faell and Ja`far, of whom the former was his own foster-brother, the latter his intimate friend.
Khalid, to whose care he had been entrusted, suffered him to escape, and that this was the real cause of Harun's anger against the Barmecides (q.v.).
About 630 it was captured by the Moslem leader, Khalid ibn Walid, who is buried there.
In 635 Damascus was captured for Islam by Khalid ibn Walid, the great general of the new religion, being the first city to yield after the battle of the Yarmuk (Hieromax).
Every morning Khalid angers some rickshaw puller or the other who are keen to get their next fare.
Another story is that the Caliph got Khalid the Barmeki to suborn witnesses who swore that ' Isa had resigned his right.
Lebanon, under Khalid ibn Walid in the 9th century, as the beginning of Druse distinctiveness and power; but it also accepts Turkoman and Kurdish elements in the original Druse state.