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Ibn Khuzaymah, Abu Bakr Muhammad b. Ishaq b. Khuzaymah al-Nishaburi
[Biographical Notes in 'Reliance of the Traveller', Noah (Nuh) Ha Mim Keller, USA: Sunna Books, 1991 CE, Biography x168 (pg. 1056) ]
Ibn Khuzayma (w40.5) is Muhammad ibn Ishaq ibn Khuzayma, Abu Bakr al-Sulami, born in Nishapur, Persia, in 223/838. He was a Shafi`i scholar and mujtahid, the Imam of Nishapur in his time, a hadith specialist who travelled for Sacred Knowledge to Iraq, Syria, the Arabian Peninsula, and Egypt. He authored more than 140 works, among them his main contribution to the science of hadith, Mukhtasar al-Mukhtasar [The abridgement of "The abridgment"], also known as his Sahih. He died in Nishapur in 311/924 (ibid., 6.29; and Tabaqat al-Shafi`iyya al-kubra (y128), 3.109).
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