The Sword Of Allah, Khalid ibn al-Walid

Khalid ibn al-Walid, Saudi Arabian National Hero

Khalid was a member of the aristocracy in the Arabian trading city of Mecca.

As a member of the wealthy Banu Makhzum clan of the Quraysh, he made a living from a steady stream of pilgrim’s who came far and wide to see the hundred’s of God’s and Idol’s within the mysterious black stone Kaaba.

When a local named Muhammad began claiming he was the Prophet of God, Khalid and his family fought tooth and nail to stamp out his movement.

Less than two years later Khalid would turn his back on centuries of tradition, and formally embrace Islam.

Meanwhile on the northern borders of Arabia, The Old World Powers of Byzantium and Sassanid Persia had began to teeter, weakened by decades of war.

Thundering out of the desert, at the head of an army of zealous new converts, came Khalid Ibn Al Walid.

The world would never be the same again.

Listen to Part 1 on Spotify

Listen to Part 1 on Apple Music

Listen to Part 2 on Spotify

Listen to Part 2 on Apple Music

Supporting Pictures:

FAQ:

Alternative names: خالد بن الوليد .

Additional Reading / Sources:

Attributions:

  • Paid Artlist.io license for ‘Anthology Of Heroes Podcast’ utilised for numerous sounds/music
  • The Ice Giants by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: