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c. 657 C.E. Cause of Death= Hit by a stray Arrow in the Battle Of Camel

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Talhah
Talhah
ibn Ubaydullah (Arabic: طلحة بن عبيدالله‎) (594-656) was a companion of the Islamic prophet
Islamic prophet
Muhammad. Mostly known for being of the Ten Promised Paradise. Best known for his roles in the Battle of Uhud
Battle of Uhud
and the Battle of the Camel, in which he died, he was given the title "The Generous" by Muhammad.[citation needed].

Contents

1 Early life 2 Conversion to Islam 3 Emigration to Medina 4 Ridda Wars 5 Family 6 Battle of the Camel
Battle of the Camel
and Death 7 See also 8 References 9 External links

Early life[edit] Talhah
Talhah
was born c.594,[1]:171 the son of Ubaydallah ibn Uthman of the Taym clan of the Quraysh
Quraysh
tribe in Mecca. His mother, al-Saaba bint Abdullah, was from the Hadram tribe.[1]:163 He is described as a dark-skinned man with a lot of wavy hair, a handsome face and a narrow nose. He liked to wear saffron-dyed clothes and musk. He walked swiftly and, when nervous, he would toy with his ring, which was of gold and set with a ruby.[1]:167–168 Talhah
Talhah
was a successful cloth-merchant who eventually left an estate estimated at 30 million dirhams.[1]:153,169-1670 Conversion to Islam[edit] In 612 his kinsman Abu Bakr
Abu Bakr
took him to visit Muhammad, and Talhah became a Muslim.[1]:164 He was said to have been one of the first eight converts.[2]:115 During the persecution of the Muslims in 614-616, Nawfal ibn Khuwaylid tied Talhah
Talhah
to Abu Bakr
Abu Bakr
and left them roped together. Nobody from the Taym clan came to help.[1]:164 Thereafter they were known as "the Two Tied Together".[2]:127–128,337 Emigration to Medina[edit] In September 622 Talhah
Talhah
was bringing a caravan home from Syria when he met Muhammad
Muhammad
and Abu Bakr
Abu Bakr
at al-Kharrar. They had escaped from Mecca and were emigrating to Medina. Talhah
Talhah
gave them some Syrian garments and mentioned that the Muslim
Muslim
community in Medina
Medina
had said that their Prophet was slow to arrive. As Muhammad
Muhammad
and Abu Bakr
Abu Bakr
continued to Medina, Talhah
Talhah
returned to Mecca
Mecca
to put his affairs in order. Soon afterwards, he accompanied Abu Bakr's family to Medina, where he settled.[1]:164 At first he lodged with As'ad ibn Zurarah, but later Muhammad
Muhammad
gave him a block of land on which he built his own house. He was made the brother in Islam
Islam
of Sa'id ibn Zayd.[1]:165 Talhah
Talhah
and Sa'id missed fighting at the Battle of Badr
Battle of Badr
because Muhammad
Muhammad
sent them as scouts to locate Abu Sufyan's caravan. However, both were awarded shares of the plunder, as if they had been present.[1]:165 Talhah
Talhah
distinguished himself at the Battle of Uhud
Battle of Uhud
by keeping close to Muhammad
Muhammad
while most of the Muslim
Muslim
army fled. He protected Muhammad's face from an arrow by taking the shot in his own hand, as a result of which two of his fingers were paralysed. He was also hit twice in the head, and it was said that he suffered a total of 75 wounds in the battle.[1]:165–166 Talhah
Talhah
also fought at the Battle of the Ditch
Battle of the Ditch
"and all the battles with Allah's Messenger".[1]:166 Ridda Wars[edit] In the third week of July 632, Medina
Medina
faced an imminent invasion by the apostate forces of Tulayha, a self-proclaimed prophet. Abu Bakr scraped together an army mainly from the Hashim clan (Muhammad's), appointing Talhah, Ali ibn Abi Talib
Ali ibn Abi Talib
and Zubayr ibn al-Awam
Zubayr ibn al-Awam
as Commanders of one-third of the newly organised force each. However, they did not face any combat scenaria during the Ridda Wars.[citation needed] Family[edit] Talhah
Talhah
had at least fifteen children by at least eight different women.[1]:163–164[3]:298

Hamna bint Jahsh of the Asad tribe, whom he married in 625.

Muhammad
Muhammad
al-Sajjad, who was also killed at the Battle of the Camel. Imran.

Khawla bint al-Qaaqaa of the Tamim tribe.

Musa.

Umm Kulthum bint Abi Bakr.

Zakariya. Yusuf, who died in childhood. Aisha.

Suda bint Aqf of the Murra clan.

Isa. Yahya.

al-Jarba bint Qasama (Umm al-Harith) of the Tayy tribe.

Umm Ishaq, married first to Hasan ibn Ali
Hasan ibn Ali
and later to his brother Husayn.

A Concubine.

al-Saaba.

Another Concubine.

Maryam.

al-Faraa bint Ali, a war-captive from the Taghlib tribe.

Salih.

Other Children

Yaaqub "the Generous", who was killed at the Battle of al-Harrah. Ismail. Ishaq.

Battle of the Camel
Battle of the Camel
and Death[edit] The Battle of the Camel
Battle of the Camel
was fought between Ali
Ali
on one side and Aisha, Talhah
Talhah
and Zubayr on the other on 10 December 656. During the battle, Marwan ibn al-Hakam, who was fighting on the same side, accidentally shot Talhah
Talhah
in the thigh. Marwan commented, "After this I will never again seek a killer of Uthman." Talhah
Talhah
hugged his horse and galloped off the battle-field. He lay down using a stone as a pillow, while the auxiliaries tried to staunch the blood-flow. Whenever they stopped pressing, the bleeding resumed. In the end Talhah
Talhah
said, "Stop it. This is an arrow sent by God." He died of this injury, aged 64.[1]:170–171 Muhammad, in a hadith named Talhah
Talhah
among the Ten Promised Paradise (Arabic: العشرة المبشرون بالجنة; al-`Ashara al-Mubasharūn bi-l-Janna).[4] See also[edit]

Talha (name) Obaidullah (other) Sunni view of the Sahaba Asharah Mubasharah

References[edit]

^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Muhammad
Muhammad
ibn Saad. Kitab al-Tabaqat al-Kabir vol. 3. Translated by Bewley, A. (2013. The Companions of Badr. London: Ta-Ha Publishers. ^ a b Muhammad
Muhammad
ibn Ishaq. Sirat Rasul Allah. Translated by Guillaume, A. (1955). The Life of Muhammad. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ^ Muhammad
Muhammad
ibn Saad. Kitab al-Tabaqat al-Kabir vol. 8. Translated by Bewley, A. (1995). The Women of Madina. London: Ta-Ha Publishers. ^ Abu Dawud 41:4632.

External links[edit]

http://www.witness-pioneer.org/vil/Articles/companion/44_ali_bin_talib.htm

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Ten companions of the Islamic prophet
Islamic prophet
Muhammad

Abu Bakr Umar Uthman Ali Talha ibn Ubayd-Allah Zubayr ibn al-Awam Abdur Rahman bin Awf Sa`d ibn Abi Waqqas Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jar

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