Battle of al-Baida

The Battle of al-Baida was fought in 874 or 875. The Saffarids under Ya'qub ibn al-Layth defeated the Kharijite leader Muhammad ibn Wasil.

Battle of al-Baida
Date874 or 875
Location
al-Baida, near Shiraz, present-day Iran
Result Saffarid victory
Belligerents
Kharijites Saffarid Dynasty
Commanders and leaders
Muhammad ibn Wasil Ya'qub ibn al-Layth
Strength
30,000[1] 15,000[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bosworth, C. E. "The Armies of the Ṣaffārids." Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
  2. ^ Bosworth, C. E. "The Armies of the Ṣaffārids." Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London