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Battle of Isfahan
Part of Islamic conquest of Persia
Date642
LocationIsfahan, Iran
Result Muslim victory
Belligerents
Rashidun Caliphate Sasanian Empire
Commanders and leaders
Nu'man Shahrvaraz Jadhuyih
Fadhusfan
Strength
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown


The Battle of Isfahan[1] was fought between the Rashidun Caliphate and the Sasanian Empire in 642. The Arabs were victorious during the battle, where they reportedly killed the Mihran commander Shahrvaraz Jadhuyih. After the battle, the Arabs made peace with Fadhusfan, the governor of the city. According to an Arab historian, many civilians were killed or enslaved after the battle.[2]

References

  1. Parvaneh Pourshariati, The Decline and Fall of the Sasanian Empire, 247.
  2. ISFAHAN vi. MEDIEVAL PERIOD, Hossein Kamaly, Encyclopaedia Iranica

Sources

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