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" Abu Sufyan ." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Mar 7, 2021. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e37>.

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" Abu Sufyan ." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e37 (accessed Mar 7, 2021).

Abu Sufyan

Wealthy and powerful seventh-century leader of Mecca and tribe of Quraysh. Led caravan that fought and was defeated by forces of Muhammad in the Battle of Badr. Also led forces opposed to and victorious over Muhammad at the Battle of Uhud and those defeated by Muslims at the Battle of the Trench.

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