The umpire who gave the fatal decision (Sa'ad) was extravagantly praised by Muhammad. Yet his action was wholly and admittedly due to his lust for personal vengeance on a tribe which had occasioned him a painful wound. ...
1. Charles Rieu, Catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the British Museum, London, British Museum, 1966. Supplement to the Catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the British Museum (now in the British Library). London: British Museum Publications for the British Library, 1977. Supplement, p. 211.
2. Summmarized, here: M.J. Kister, 'The massacre of Banu Qurayza: a re-examination of a tradition'
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3. Abu Yusuf Ya'qub Le Livre de l'impot foncier, Transtlated from Arabic and annotated by Edmond Fagnan. Paris 1921. English translation in Bat Ye'or, The Dhimmi - Jews and Christians Under Islam, 1985, Cranbury, New Jersey, pp. 172-173.
4. Kister, ''The massacre of the Banu Qurayza', p. 69.
5. Kister, 'The massacre of the Banu Qurayza', p. 70.
6. W.H. T. Gairdner, "Muhammad Without Camouflage", The Moslem World, Vol. 9, 1919, p. 36.
7. Translated by F. M."