Posted on 03/24/2012 by __socrates

DUMAH دومة
A fortified town held by the Christian chief Ukaidar, who was defeated by the Muslim general Khalid and by him converted to Muslimism, A.H. 9. But the mercenary character of Ukaidar’s conversion led him to revolt after Muhammad’s death. (Muir’s Life of Mohamet, vol iv, p 191)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam