Muslim Conquests - Siege of Jerusalem (636–637)

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Created at 05 / 2015
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What kind of regime was managed by the Muslims in conquered Jerusalem?

The conquest of Jerusalem by the Muslims was a heavy blow to the Byzantine Empire. Nobody knew what the Muslims will do in Jerusalem after the capture. Caliph Umar, however, chose the path of pacification with the local population.
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