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Rashidun: Prehistory to 1250: Middle East

The Righteous or Rightly Guided Caliphs (al-Khulafa’ al-Rashidun) are the men who led the Muslim community following the death of Muhammad. Rashidun is a term that originated in Sunni Islam referring to Abu Bakr (d. 634), Umar ibn al-Khattab (d. 644), Uthman ibn ...

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