Battle of Fahl
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Battle of Fahl
Battle of Fahl
Part of the Arab-Byzantine Wars and
the campaigns of Khalid ibn al-Walid
DateJanuary 635 AD (13 AH)
Result Rashidun Caliphate victory
Rashidun Caliphate Simple Labarum2.svg Byzantine Empire
Commanders and leaders
Khalid ibn al-Walid
Shurahbil bin Hassana
Theodore the Sacellarius
Unknown Unknown

The Battle of Fahl or Battle of Pella Arabic: ‎ was an Arab-Byzantine battle fought between the Rashidun army under Khalid ibn al-Walid Saifullah (meaning: The Sword of Allah) and the East Roman Empire under Theodore the Sacellarius (Saqalar), in Fahl (ancient Pella along the Jordan Valley of Jordan) in January 635 AD (13 AH). The result was a clear victory for Khalid ibn al-Walid. Some Byzantine soldiers fled to Beisan. The Corps of Sharhabeel ibn Hasana and 'Amr ibn al-'As later captured the fortress of Beisan.


  • A.I. Akram (1970). The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin al-Waleed, His Life and Campaigns. Nat. Publishing House. Rawalpindi. ISBN 0-7101-0104-X.

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