Muslim conquest of the Levant

Siege of Emesa
©Stanislas Puech
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Siege of Emesa

Emesa, Syria

The siege of Emesa was laid by the forces of Rashidun Caliphate from December 635 up until March 636. This led to the Islamic conquest of Emesa, which was a major trading city of the Byzantine Empire in the Levant.