Battle of Waj Rudh

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Battle of Isfahan
Part of Islamic conquest of Persia
Date 642/643
Location Waj Rudh, Hamadan, Iran
Result Muslim victory
Belligerents
Rashidun Caliphate Sasanian Empire
Commanders and leaders
Nu'man Muta  
Farrukhzad
Isfandiyar
Varaztirots  
Strength
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
Low Heavy

The Battle of Waj Rudh[1] was fought in 642/643 between the Rashidun Caliphate under Nu'man, and the Sasanian Empire under the Dailamite Muta, the Parthian Farrukhzad and Isfandiyar, and the Armenian Varaztirots. The battle was fought in Waj Rudh, a village in Hamadan, the Sasanians were defeated under heavy casualties, which included the death of Muta and Varaztirots.

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  1. ^ Parvaneh Pourshariati, The Decline and Fall of the Sasanian Empire, 248.

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