Banu Umayyah


Banu Umayyah (Arabic: بنو أمية‎), also known as the Umayyads (Arabic: الأمويون / بنو أمية‎ al-Umawiyyun) was a branch of the Banu Abd ad-Dar and was regarded as one of the three most powerful and influential clans along side Banu Hashim and Banu Makhzum.[1]


  1. Jump up↑ Sword Of Allah, Khalid Bin Al-Waleed, A Biographical Study of one of the Greatest Military Generals In History, by A.I. Akram: Chapter 1 (The Boy) pg. 2