We have heard a lot among the historical figures about the hero of the Mughar or jurisprudent in religion or a scientist in the field or judge wise, but we are little heard on our ears that one person was able to bear all these qualities this person is Assad Ben Furat fair judge and fighter pilot And the protector of the foundations of religion and belief that judge who writes his name in history in letters of gold.
Who is the Lion of the Euphrates?
Asad ibn al-Furat is the world’s most distinguished jurist in matters of religion and justice and the Amir of the Mujahideen and his name is Abu Abdullah Asad ibn al-Furat ibn Sinan and was born Assad ibn al-Furat in 142 AH and that was in the city of Harran, which is located in the Levant then moved He was born in the city of Kairouan and was established by his father in the love of God and learned the Quran and the Sunnah. He became a teacher of the Holy Quran and did not complete his 18th birthday. .
Education of Asad bin Euphrates
After finishing the Lion of the Euphrates, the conservation of the Koran began to study the sciences of jurisprudence and modernity and was inclined to learn to the realization of reason and thinking about religion and has met with many of the clerics and his ayah and was one of the most important Ali bin Ziad who helped The introduction of the Maliki doctrine of the country of Morocco and after him learned by Imam Anas bin Malik and continued to attend his meetings and conversations.
After that he moved to live in Iraq and there he met the students of Imam Abu Hanifa Al-Nu’man and completed his education at their hands.
The most important works of the Lion of the Euphrates
Asad ibn al-Furat worked on the fight against heresies and delusions. He was known for his followers of the Sunnah and his constant attempts to propagate the correct transcendence of the Islamic religion and the distance from the intruders to religion.
Asad bin Al-Furat was not only a scholar of religion, he was a seeker of the teachings of Islam and his rulings. He was a mujahideen who was known for his love of jihad for the sake of Allah, which he inherited from his father. It was mentioned in history that Asad ibn al-Furat participated in many conquests, The most important of which was the opening of the island of Suqra.
One of the most famous in history was his participation in the conquest of Sicily. He was about 70 years old, but soon after he learned of preparing the armies to open Sicily, he rushed to participate with them.
Asad ibn al-Furat was a judge at a time when the Abbasid state ruled.
Death of Lion of the Euphrates
During the battle of Sicily, some of the enemies offered to join his ranks in order to achieve common benefits, but he refused to do the same as the Prophet and continued the conquests and managed to end Zarqoush and Balram and others and had been fighting himself despite his age and was addressing the army and strengthen Of his determination until the spread of an epidemic that killed many of the Muslims and was the lion of the Euphrates, including died and is defending the Muslims and in the land other than land, and it was in 213 AH.