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Heraclius' Farwell Address to Syria! 636 AD

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Nov 17, 2021 at 07:16

The army of Abul Qasim (Muhammad) started its invasion of the Middle East in 633 AD. Why? In a famous Hadith Abul Qasim told his followers that by invading the lands of al-Ruum they will be able to get plenty of Banat al-Asfar (the blonde women of al-Ruum)!

In 636 at the battle of Yarmuk, al-Ruum lost and Abul Qasim's army, that was in quest of the blonde women of al-Ruum, won.

Heraclius, the Greek emperor, made the decision that his forces should leave Syria.

These are his immortal words and his "Farewell to Syria.":

"Farwell a long farewell to Syria my fair province. Thou art an infidel's (enemy's) now. Peace be with you O Syria. what a beautiful land. You will be for the enemy's hands."

And this was the line of demarcation between the glorious Late Antiquity and the Dark and Middle ages in the Middle East that lasted until early 18th century AD

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