Banu Shuja

Banu Shuja (Arabic: بنو شجاع) was a tribe during the era of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. They participated in the Battle of the Trench.[1]

They were part of the Juhaynah tribe. The Muslim scholar Tabari describes them as doughty fighters.[2]

See also


  1. Rodinson, Muhammad: Prophet of Islam, p. 208.
  2. Tabari, The History of al-Tabari Vol. 28: 'Abbasid Authority Affirmed: The Early, p. 2014
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