The Prophet ﷺ & Heraclius, the Roman Emperor Part 1/6 – Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on 13th February 2015 at Al Kawthar Academy (Leicester)
In this lesson the events leading up to the conversation with Abu Sufyan and the world scene are explained. This ḥadīth is a must for anybody wishing to learn more about the seerah, to find out how Rasūl Allāh ﷺ was viewed by other rulers and even his enemies.
Below are some of the timecodes and topics relating to this talk:
6:17 – When did this incident take place?
17:15 – Understanding Byzantium
21:37 – Who was Heraclius?
37:15 – Who was Ibn Sayyad?
47:22 – Why is Jerusalem called Aelia in the ḥadīth?
49:40 – Heraclius questioning Abu Sufyan
57:25 – The code of honour amongst the Arabs
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