in the Qur'an, Hadith, History
Maymun, Abu `Abd Allah al-Kindi al-Basri (mawla `Abd al-Rahman b. Samrah)
[al-Ghadir fi al-kitab wa'l-sunnah wa'l-adab, al-Amini, `Abd al-Husayn Ahmad al-Tabrizi al-Najafi, Beirut: Dar al-kitab al-`arabi (11 vols), 1397, p. 71 ]
Ibn Hibban has accepted Maymun al-Basri as reliable [Majma` al-Zawa'id, v 5 p 111]. Ibn Hajar has written in [al-Qawl al-Musaddad p 17]:
"Maymun has been considered reliable by many scholars, some have talked about the strength of his memory, al-Tirmidhi has considered one of his traditions as sahih"….
[Al-Qawl al-musaddad fil-dhabb `an al-Musnad, Ibn Hajar al-`Asqalani, Shihab al-Din Ahmad b. Nur al-Din `Ali, Abu al-Fadl al-Shafi`i, Haydarabad, 1319 AH, p. 17 ]
Maymun has been considered reliable by several scholars, some have talked about the strength of his memory, al-Tirmidhi has considered one of his traditions as sahih.
[Majma` al-Zawa`id wa-Manba` al-Fawa'id, Nur al-Din `Ali b. Abi Bakr b. Sulayman, Abu al-Hasan al-Haythami al-Shafi`i, Cairo: Maktabat al-Qudsi (10 vols), 1353, v. 9, p. 111 ]
Considered reliable by Ibn Hibban.
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