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Tovey: Did you mean غزوة تبوك or the "Battle" of Tabouk?

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Nov 18, 2021 at 09:35

You wrote:

>and actually an earlier battle at Mu'tah

"Mu'tah"!?

According to the Islamic Historical Tradition the first encounter between al-Ruum and Muhammad and his followers took place at Tabouk in the area of today's Petra and it is called غزوة تبوك or the Attack/Invasion/Battle of Tabouk.

The reason for the "encounter"? We are told that Muhammad urged his followers in a Hadith (see link) to attack Tabouk:

اغزوا تبوك تغنموا بنات الاصفر ونساء الروم

This can be rendered as: Invade Tabouk and you will gain booty (which will be) Banat al-Asfar (blonde women) and the women of al-Ruum.

Nothing about Islam or anti-Christianity. It was about the Arab lust for blonde women

Here is the link to the Hadith:

https://islamweb.net/ar/library/index.php?page=bookcontents&idfrom=2323&idto=2323&bk_no=50&ID=2335

We are told by al-Mufasereen that the "battle" of Tabouk took place in 630 AD or two years before the death of Abul Qasim (Muhammad) and Muhammad had an "army" of 30,000 men and Tabouk had a Greek garrison of 40,000 and that the Greeks "fled" because they were "scared"! The Greek literary sources are silent about such encounter because it never happened

This fable must have been generated by al-Tabari in-order to explain the opaque verses in Surat al-Tawba: 48-58 and these verses have no meaning and no context

Here is a link to tafsir al-Tabari

https://www.altafsir.com/Tafasir.asp?tMadhNo=1&tTafsirNo=1&tSoraNo=9&tAyahNo=48&tDisplay=yes&UserProfile=0&LanguageId=1

It was the Quranic allusions that have no meaning that generated such fables.

The Islamic Historical Tradition is the biggest literary fraud in the history of humanity

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