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Narrators of Hadith al-Thaqalayn of Third- Ninth Century

95. Muhammad ibn ‘Abd Allah Abu Ahmad al-Zubayri al-Habbal al-Kufi (d. 203/818).

In Musnad Ahmad (v, 189) from him, from Sharik, from al-Rukayn, from al-Qasim ibn Hassan from Zayd ibn Thabit. Tawthiq by Ibn Mu’in and al-’Ijli. 1

96. Abu ‘Amir ‘Abd al-Malik ibn ‘Amr ibn Qays al-Aqadi al-Basri (d. 204/819).

In Ibn al-Maghazili (al-Manaqib), from him, from Muhammad ibn Talhah, from al-A’mash, from ‘Atiyyah, from Abu Sa’id al-Khudri. Tawthiq by Ibn Mu’in, al-Nasa'i, Ibn Sa’d, ‘Uthman al-Darimi, Abu Hatim and Ibn Hajar. 2

97. Ja’far ibn ‘Awn al-Makhzumi al-Kufi (d. 206/821).

In ‘Abd ibn Hamid al-Kashshi (Musnad, MS. 894, F.40, Ayasofia Library), al-Darimi (Sunan, x, 113), al-Bayhaqi (Sunan, ii, 148, vii, 30) and others, from him, from Abu Hayyan al-Taymi. Tawthiq by Ibn Mu’in, Ibn Sa’d and Ibn Qani’. Mentioned by Ibn Hibban in al-Thiqat. 3

98. Yazid ibn Harun al-Wasiti (d. 206/821).

In al-Muhamili (al-Amali, MS. F.38), from him, from Zakariyya ibn Abi Za'idah. Tawthiq by Ibn al-Madini, Ibn Mu’in, al-’Ijli, Abu Hatim, Ya’qub ibn Shaybah and Ibn Qani’. 4

99. Al-Aswad ibn ‘Amir Shadhan al-Wasiti (d. 205/820).

In Musnad Ahmad (iv, 371) from him, from Isra'il ibn ‘Uthman, from ‘Ali ibn Rabi’ah from Zayd ibn Arqam. Tawthiq by Ibn al-Madini, Ibn Hajar and al-Suyuti. Mentioned by Ibn Hibban in al-Thiqat. 5

100. Ya’la ibn 'Ubayd al-Tanafisi (d. 209/824).

In al-Bayhaqi (Sunan, x, 113), from him, from Abu Hayyan al-Taymi from Zayd ibn Arqam. Tawthiq and tasdiq by Ibn Mu’in and Abu Hatim. Mentioned by Ibn Hibban in al-Thiqat. 6

101. ‘Ubayd Allah ibn Musa al-Absi al-Kufi (d. 213/828).

In al-Bazzaz, al-Fasawi (al-Ma’rifah wa al-ta'rikh, i, 536), Abu Bakr al-Ji’abi (Kitab al-Talibiyyin), al-Sakhawi (al-Istijlab, MS. F.24), al-Samhudi (Jawahir al-’iqdayn, ii, F.87), from him, from his father, Isra'il ibn Yunus and Sharik ibn ‘Abd Allah from Abu Isra'il and Fudayl ibn Marzuq. Tawthiq by Ibn Sa’d, al-Dhahabi, al-Jazari, Ibn Mu’in, al-Qadi Asad, Abu Hatim, al-’Ijli and Ibn ‘Adi. 7

102. Talid ibn Sulayman al-Muharibi al-Kufi.

In Ahmad ibn Hanbal's al-Fada'il, ‘Abd Allah ibn Ahmad ibn Hanbal, from Isma’il ibn Musa ibn bint al-Sadi, from him, from Abu al-Jahhaf, from ‘Atiyyah from Abu Sa’id al-Khudri.

103. Hashim ibn al-Qasim Abu al-Nasr (Nadr) al-Kinani al-Baghdadi (d. 207/822).

In Ibn Sa’d (al-Tabaqat, ii,194) from him, from Muhammad ibn Talhah, from al-A’mash, from ‘Atiyyah, from Abu Sa’id. Tawthiq by Ibn Sa’d, Ibn Mu’in and al-’Ijli. 8

104. Yahya ibn Hammad ibn Abi Ziyad al-Shaybani al-Basri (d. 215/830).

In al-Nasa'i (al-Khasa'is), al-Hakim (al-Mustadrak), and al-Khwarazmi (al-Manaqib), from Muhammad ibn al-Muthanna, from him, Abu ‘Awanah, from Sulayman, from Habib ibn Abi Thabit, from Abu al-Tufayl, from Zayd ibn Arqam. Tawthiq by Ibn Sa’d, 9 Abu Hatim, al-Dhahabi and Ibn Hajar. 10

105. Abu Ghassan al-Nahdi Malik ibn Isma’il al-Kufi (d. 219/834).

In al-Tahtawi (Mushkil al-athar, iv, 268), from Fahd ibn Sulayman, from him, from Israz ibn Yunus al-Sabis. Tawthiq by Ya'qub ibn Shaybah, Ibn Numayr, Abu Hatim and al-Nasa'i. Mentioned in al-Thiqat by Ibn Hibban. 11

106. Muhammad ibn Sa’id ibn Sulayman ibn al-Isfahani (d. 220/835).

In al-’Uqayli (al-du’afa', vi, MS. F.104) from Muhammad ibn Isma’il, from him, from Hatim ibn Isma’il, from Ja’far ibn Muhammad (A), from his father (A), from Jabir. Tawthiq by al-Nasa'i, mentioned by Ibn Hibban in al-Thiqat. 12

107. Muhammad ibn Kathir al-Abdi al-Basri (d. 223/837)

In al-Samhudi (Jawahir al-’iqdayn, ii, MS. F.86) and al-Sakhawi (al-Istijlab, MS. F.22), from him, from Fitr ibn Khalifah and Abu al-Jarud, from Abu al-Tufayl. Tawthiq by Ahmad ibn Hanbal and Abu Hatim. Mentioned by Ibn Hibban in al-Thiqat. 13

108. Sa’id ibn Sulayman al-Wasiti al-Baghdadi (d. 225/839).

In al-Tabarani (al-Mu’jam al-kabir, iii, No. 3052) from Ahmad ibn al-Qasim, from him, from Zayd ibn al-Hasan al-Anmati, from Ma’ruf ibn Kharrabudh, from Abu al-Tufayl; from Hudhayfah ibn Usayd. Tawthiq by Ibn Sa’d, Abu Hatim, al-’Ijli and Ibn Hibban. 14

109. ‘Abd Allah ibn Bukayr al-Ghanawi.

In al-Tabarani (al-Mu’jam al-kabir, iii, No. 2681) from Mutayyan, from Ja’far ibn Hamid, from him, from Hakim ibn Zubayr; from Abu al-Tufayl from Zayd ibn Arqam. Mentioned by Ibn Hibban in al-Thiqat. Tasdiq by al-Saji. 15

110. Abu Ja’far Muhammad ibn Habib al-Hashimi al-Baghdadi (d. 215/830).

In his book al-Munammaq, p. 9. An eminent scholar and author of several books; has been considered thiqah by al-Suyuti. 16

111. Sa’id ibn Mansur al-Khurasani (d. 227/841).

In his Sunan with his isnad from Zayd ibn Thabit, as cited in Kanz al-’ummal, i, 47. Tawthiq by Ibn Numayr, Ibn Khirash, Abu Hatim, Ibn Qani’ and al-Dhahabi; al-Khalili considers his tawthiq unanimous. 17 A leading traditionist.

112. Dawud ibn ‘Amr al-Dabbi al-Baghdadi (d. 228/842).

In Abu Bakr al-Bazzaz (Musnad; see 136) and al-Asqalani (Zawa'id Musnad al-Bazzaz, see under Ahmad ibn al-Mansur) from Ahmad ibn al-Mansur al-Ramadi, from him, from Salih ibn Musa ibn ‘Abd Allah, from ‘Abd al-Aziz ibn Rafi’, from Abu Salih from Abu Hurayrah. Tawthiq by Ibn Qani’ and Abu al-Qasim al-Baghawi. Mentioned by Ibn Hibban in al-Thiqat. 18

113. ‘Ammar ibn Nasr al-Maruzi al-Baghdadi (d. 229/843).

In Abu Nu’aym (Hilyat al-awliya', ix, 64) from ‘Abd Allah ibn Ja’far, from Ahmad ibn Yunus al-Dabbi, from him, from Ibrahim ibn al-Yasa’, from Ja’far ibn Muhammad (A), from his father (A), from his grandfather (A), from ‘Ali (A). Tawthiq and tasdiq by Abu Hatim and Ibn Mu’in. Mentioned by Ibn Hibban in al-Thiqat. 19

114. Abu ‘Abd Allah Muhammad ibn Sa’d al-Zuhri al-Basri (d. 230/844).

In al-Suyuti (al-Durr al-manthur, ii, 60), from him with his isnad from Abu Sa’id al-Khudri. A leading historian and scholar, his tawthiq and tasdiq has been done by Ibn Khallikan, Abu Hatim and Ibn Hajar. 20

115. Abu Muhammad Khalaf ibn Salim al-Mukharrimi al-Muhallabi al-Sindi al-Baghdadi (d. 231/845).

In al-Hakim (al-Mustadrak, iii, 109) and al-Khwarazmi (al-Manaqib) from Salih ibn Muhammad Al-Hafiz al-Baghdadi, from him, from Yahya ibn Hammad, from Abu ‘Awanah, from al-A’mash, from Habib ibn Abi Thabit, from Abu al-Tufayl, from Zayd ibn Arqam. Tawthiq and tasdiq by Ibn Hibban, Ibn Mu’in, Ya’qub ibn Shaybah, al-Nasa'i and Hamzah al-Kinani. 21

116. Minjab ibn Al-Harith al-Tamimi al-Kufi (d. 231/845).

In al-Tabarani (al-Mu’jam al-kabir, iii, No. 2678) from him, from ‘Ali ibn Musahhar (88). Among the rijal of Muslim and Ibn Majah. Mentioned by Ibn Hibban in al-Thiqat. 22

117. Zuhayr ibn Harb ibn Shaddad, Abu Khaythamah al-Nasa'i (d. 234/848).

In Sahih Muslim (ii, 237­238) from him, and Shuja’ ibn Makhlad from Ibn ‘Ulayyah (72), from Yazid ibn Hayyan (56), from Zayd ibn Arqam. Tawthiq by al-Sam’ani, Ibn Mu’in, al-Husayn ibn Fahm, Abu Bakr al-Khatib, al-Nasa'i, Ibn Qani’, Ya’qub ibn Shaybah, Abu Hatim, Ibn Waddah and Ibn Hibban. 23

118. Abu al-Fadl Shuja’ ibn Makhlad al-Fallas al-Baghawi al-Baghdadi (d. 235/849).

In Sahih Muslim; see 117 above. Tawthiq by al-Husayn ibn Fahm, Ibn Qani’; Abu Zur’ah, Ahmad, and al-Dhahabi. Mentioned by Ibn Hibban in al-Thiqat. 24

119. Abu Bakr ‘Abd Allah ibn Muhammad, known as Ibn Abi Shaybah al-Kufi (d. 235/849).

In Sahih Muslim from him, from Muhammad ibn Fudayl (73), from

Zayd ibn Arqam. Also in his own Musannaf from Jabir. He is one of the great scholars. Tawthiq and tasdiq by al-’Ijli, Ahmad ibn Hanbal, Ibn Mu’in, Abu Zur’ah and others. 25

120. ‘Abd al-Rahman ibn Salih al-Azdi al-Kufi (d. 235/849), settled in Baghdad.

In al-Tabarani (al-Mu’jam al-kabir, ii, no. 2679) from Mutayyan, from him, from Salih ibn Abi al-Aswad (84). Tawthiq by Ahmad ibn Hanbal, Ibn Mu’in and Musa ibn Harun. 26

121. Bishr ibn al-Walid al-Kindi (d. 238/852).

In al-Khwarazmi (Maqtal al-Husayn, i, 104) and al-Hamawi (Fara'id al-simtayn, al-simt al-thani, bab 54). The former from Muhammad ibn al-Musili, from him, from Muhammad ibn Talhah (67). The latter from Abu Tahir, from al-Baghawi, from him. Tawthiq by Abu Dawud and al-Darqutni. 27

122. Muhammad ibn Bakkar ibn al-Rayyan al-Hashimi al-Baghdadi (d. 238/852).

In Sahih Muslim from him. See Sa’id ibn Masruq (59). Tawthiq by Ibn Mu’in, al-Darqutni and al-Asqalani. 28

123. Abu Ya’qub Ishaq ibn Ibrahim, known as Ibn Rahwayh (d. 238/852).

In al-Sakhawi (al-Istijlab), al-Samhudi (Jawahir al-’iqdayn), Ahmad ibn al-Fadl ibn Muhammad Ba Kathir (Wasilat al-ma'al), Muslim (Sahih) and (al-Dhurriyyat al-tahirah), from him, from him, from ‘Ali (A) and Zayd ibn Arqam. A great scholar, author of a famous Musnad, teacher of al-Bukhari, Muslim and al-Tirmidhi. One of the Imams of hadith and fiqh. It was he who inspired al-Bukhari into writing his Sahih. 29

124. Abu Muhammad Wahban ibn Baqiyyah ibn ‘Uthman al-Wasiti (d. 239/853).

In Ibn al-Maghazili's al-Manaqib. Tawthiq by Ibn Mu’in, al-’Ijli, Abu Zur’ah, Ibn Hajar and others. 30

125. Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Hanbal al-Shaybani (d. 241/855).

He has narrated Hadith al-Thaqalayn through various chains of transmission, with varying wordings from Abu Sa’id al-Khudri and Zayd ibn Arqam (Musnad Ahmad, iii, 14, 17, 26, 59, 371, 181, 182). He is one of the Imams of Ahl al-Sunnah in hadith and fiqh.

126. Ja’far ibn Hamid al-Qarashi al-Kufi (d. 240/854).

In al-Tabarani (al-Mu’jam al-kabir, iii, No. 2681) from Mutayyan, from him, from ‘Abd 'Allah ibn Bukayr al-Ghanawi, from Hakim ibn Jubayr, from Abu al-Tufayl, from Zayd ibn Arqam. Among the rijal of Muslim. Tawthiq by Ibn Hibban al-Busti, al-Dhahabi, and Ibn Hajar. 31

127. Isma’il ibn Musa al-Fazari ibn Bint al-Suddi al-Kufi (d. 245/859).

In Ahmad ibn Hanbal's Fada'il ‘Ali; see (102). Tasdiq by Abu Hatim and Abu Dawud. 32

128. Sufyan ibn Waki’ ibn al-Jarrah (d. 247/861).

In Al-Hafiz Abu Ya’la (Musnad), from him, from Muhammad ibn Fudayl, from ‘Abd al-Malik ibn Abi Sulayman, from ‘Atiyyah, from Abu Sa’id al-Khudri. Among the rijal of al-Tirmidhi and Ibn Majah. Tasdiq by Ibn Hibban. 33

129. Nasr ibn ‘Abd al-Rahman ibn Bakkar al-Baji al-Kufi al-Washsha' (d. 248/862).

In al-Tirmidhi (Sahih), from him, from Zayd ibn al-Hasan, from Ja’far ibn Muhammad (A); from his father (A), from Jabir. Also in al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi (Nawadir al-usul) and al-Tabarani (see 166) from him.

130. Abu Muhammad ‘Abd ibn Hamid al-Kissi (or al-Kashshi) (d. 249/863).

In his Musnad (see 97) from Zayd ibn Thabit; also as mentioned by al-Suyuti (Ihya' al-mayyit bi dhikr fada'il Ahlul Bayt, 12), al-Samhudi (Jawahir al-’iqdayn), al-Shaykhani al-Qadiri (al-Sirat al­sawi), and Mirza Muhammad Khan al-Badakhshi (Miftah al-najah). Also from him from Zayd ibn Arqam in al-Suyuti (al-Jami’ al-saghir; Sharh by al-Munawi, ii, 174­175) and ‘Ali al-Muttaqi (Kanz al-’ummal). Author of Musnad and Tafsir, he is one of the Imams of the Ahl al-Sunnah. 34

131. ‘Abbad ibn Ya’qub al-Rawajini al-Asadi (d.250/864).

In al-Tabarani (al-Mu’jam al-saghir, i, 131) from al-Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn Mus’ab al-Ushnani al-Kufi, from him, from ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Mas’udi, from Kathir al-Nawa', from ‘Atiyyah, from Abu Sa’id.

132. Nasr ibn ‘Ali ibn Nasr ibn ‘Ali al-Jahdami al-Basri (d. 250/ 864).

In al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi (al-Mu’jam al-saghir, i, 131) from him, from Zayd ibn al-Hassan, from Ma’ruf ibn Kharrabudh al-Makki, from Abu al-Tufayl from Hudhayfah ibn Usayd al-Ghifari. A leading scholar, his tawthiq has been done by al-Sam’ani, Ibn Khirash, al-Nasa'i, al-Dhahabi and others. 35

133. Muhammad ibn al-Muthanna Abu Musa al-Anzi (d. 252/ 866).

In al-Nasa'i (al-Khasa'is), from him, from Yahya ibn Hammad (see 104). Among the rijal of Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Dawud, Abu ‘Isa and al-Nasa'i. Tawthiq by al-Sam’ani, Muhammad ibn Yahya al-Nishaburi, Abu Hatim, lbn Hibban, al-Khatib, al-Dhahabi and Ibn Hajar. 36

134. Muhammad ibn Yazid, Akhu Karkhwayh al-Wasiti (d. 246/860).

In al-Muhamili (al-Amali) from Yazid ibn Harun (98). Tawthiq by al-Khatib. 37

135. Yusuf ibn Musa al-Qattan (d. 253/867).

In Imam Muhammad ibn Ishaq ibn Khuzaymah's Sahih (MS. 348, Maktabat Sultan Ahmad, Istanbul) from him, from Jarir ibn ‘Abd al-Hamid, from Muhammad ibn Fudayl, from Yahya ibn Sa’id al-Taymi, from Yazid ibn Hayyan, from Zayd ibn Arqam. Among the rijal of al-Bukhari, Abu Dawud, al-Tirmidhi and Ibn Majah. Tawthiq by Ibn Khuzaymah and others. Mentioned by Ibn Hibban in al-Thiqat. 38

136. Ahmad ibn al-Mansur al-Ramadi (d. 265/878).

In Abu Bakr al-Bazzaz (Musnad, MS. 578, Maktabat Murad, Istanbul), from him, from Dawud ibn ‘Umar, from Salih ibn Musa ibn ‘Abd Allah from ‘Abd al-Aziz ibn Rafi’, from Abu Salih from Abu Hurayra. Tawthiq by Abu Hatim and al-Darqutni. 39

137. Abu Muhammad ‘Abd Allah ibn ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Darimi al-Samarqandi (d. 255/869).

In his Musnad, as mentioned by al-Sakhawi in al-Istijlab. Author of al-Musnad, Tafsir and al-Jami’. A leading scholar (imam). Tawthiq by al-Sam’ani, al-Dhahabi and al-Asqalani. 40

138. ‘Ali ibn al-Mundhir al-Tariqi al-Kufi (d. 256/870).

In al-Tirmidhi (Sahih) and Ibn al-Athir (Usd al-ghabah), from him from Abu Sa’id (see 63). Tawthiq by Ibn Abi Hatim, Ibn Numayr an al-Dhahabi. 41

139. Muslim ibn Hajjaj al-Qushayri al-Nishaburi (d. 261/874).

In his Sahih narrates it through various chains of transmission. He is one of the imams of the Ahl al-Sunnah in hadith, and his Sahih has been preferred to al-Bukhari's by some major scholars, among them Abu ‘Ali al-Nishaburi.

140. Ahmad ibn Yunus Abu al-Abbas al-Dabbi (d. 268/881)

In Abu Nu’aym (Hilyat al-awliya', ix, 64) from ‘Abd Allah ibn Ja'far, from him, from ‘Ammar ibn Nasr (see 113). Tawthiq mentioned by al-Khatib and Abu Nu’aym. 42

141. Ibrahim ibn Marzuq ibn Dinar (d. 270/883).

In Abu Ja’far al-Tahawi (Mushkil al-athar, ii, 307) and al-Dulabi (al-Dhurriyyat al-tahirah, 186) from him, from Abu ‘Amir al-Aqadi (96) from Kathir ibn Zayd (81), from Muhammad ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali (77), from his father, from ‘Ali (A). Tawthiq by al-Darqutni, Ibn Yunus, Ibn Hatim, Ibn Hibban and Sa’id ibn ‘Uthman. 43

142. Al-Husayn ibn ‘Ali ibn Ja’far.

In al-Bazzaz (Musnad, MS. F.75), from him, from ‘Ali ibn Thabit, from Sufyan ibn Sulayman from Abu Ishaq from Al-Harith from ‘Ali (A). Among the rijal of Abu Dawud, al-Nasa'i and al-Bazzaz.44

143. Muhammad ibn ‘Abd al-Wahhab Abu Ahmad al-Farra' (d. 272/885).

In al-Bayhaqi (Sunan, ii, 148) from al-Hakim, from al-Hasan ibn Ya’qub, from him, from Ja’far ibn ‘Awn, from Yahya ibn Sa’id, from Yazid ibn Hayyan from Zayd ibn Arqam. Again in al-Bayhaqi (op. cit., vii, 30) from Abu Zakariyya Yahya ibn Ibrahim, from Abu ‘Abd Allah Muhammad ibn Ya’qub, from him, from Ja’far ibn ‘Awn. Tawthiq by al-Nasa'i and Ibn Hibban. Among the rijal of Muslim, al-Bukhari, Ibrahim, Ibn Abi Talib and Ibn Khuzaymah. 45

144. Abu ‘Abd Allah Muhammad ibn Yazid ibn Majah al-­Qazwini (d. 273/886).

Al-Kanji (Kifayat al-talib, 53) mentions his narration of Hadith al-Thaqalayn. He is one of the imams of hadith and his Sunan is counted among the Six Sihah.

145. Abu Dawud Sulayman ibn Ash’ath al-Sijistani (d. 275/888).

Al-Kanji (Kifayat al-talib, 53) mentions his narration of the hadith. He is also one of the imams of hadith and a leading traditionist of his era.

146. Abu Qalabah ‘Abd al-Malik ibn Muhammad al-Raqqashi al-Basri (d. 276/889).

In al-Hakim (al-Mustadrak, ii, 193), from Abu al-Husayn Muhammad ibn Ahmad, from him, from Yahya ibn Hammad, from Abu ‘Awanah, from al-A’mash, from Habib ibn Abi Thabit from Abu al-Tufayl from Zayd ibn Arqam. Tawthiq and tasdiq by Ibn Hibban, al-Darqutni, and Abu Dawud. 46

147. Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Abi al-Awwam ibn Yazid ibn Dinar al-Riyahi al-Tamimi (d. 276/889).

In Ibn al-Maghazili (al-Manaqib, 234­236). Tasdiq by al-Darqutni. 47

148. Al-Hafiz Ya’qub ibn Sufyan al-Fasawi (d. 277/890).

In his al-Ma’rifah wa al-ta'rikh, i, 536­538, he narrates the hadith through 8 chains from four Sahabah: Zayd ibn Arqam, Abu Sa’id, Zayd ibn Thabit and Abu Dharr al-Ghifari. An eminent historian and traditionist (imam), al-Tirmidhi, al-Nasa'i, Ibn Khuzaymah, Abu ‘Awanah al-Asfara'ini and Ibn Abi Dawud have narrated from him. Ibn Hibban has mentioned him in al-Thiqat. 48

149. Ibrahim ibn Ishaq, al-Qadi Abu Ishaq al-Zuhri (d. 277/890).

In al-Bayhaqi (Sunan, x, 113), from Abu Muhammad Janah ibn Nadhir, from Abu Ja’far Muhammad ibn ‘Ali ibn Dahim al-Shaybani, from him, from Ja’far ibn ‘Awn (97), from Ya’la ibn ‘Ubayd (100). Tawthiq by al-Khatib. 49

150. Abu ‘Isa Muhammad ibn ‘Isa ibn Sawrah al-Tirmidhi (d. 279/ 892).

In his Sahih (ii, 219, 220) narrates it through several chains of transmitters from Jabir, Abu Dharr, Abu Sa’id, Zayd ibn Arqam and Hudhayfah ibn Usayd. He is one of the imams of hadith and his Sahih one of the Six Sihah.

151. Abu Bakr ‘Abd Allah ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Ubayd al-Baghdadi, known as Ibn Abi al­Dunya (d. 281/894).

In his book Fada'il al-Qur'an, MS. Tawthiq and tasdiq by Ibn Abi Hatim, al-Dhahabi and al-Kutubi. 50

152. Abu ‘Abd Allah Muhammad ibn ‘Ali al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi (d. 285/898).

In his Nawadir al-usul, 68-69, through 2 asanid from Jabir and Hudhayfah ibn Usayd.

153. Abu Bakr Ahmad ibn ‘Amr ibn Abi ‘Asim al-Nabil, known as Ibn Abi ‘Asim al-Shaybani (d. 287/900).

In his Kitab al-Sunnah, as mentioned by al-Suyuti in al-Budur al-safirah ‘an umur al-akhirah, from Zayd ibn Thabit; and from ‘Ali (A), as mentioned in Kanz al-’ummal, xv, 122.

154. Abu ‘Abd al-Rahman ‘Abd Allah ibn Ahmad ibn Hanbal al-Shaybani (d. 290/902).

In Ziyadat al-Musnad from his father, from Zayd ibn Thabit; in al-Mustadrak (iii, 109) from his father, from Zayd ibn Arqam; in Yanabi’ al-mawaddah, 32, from him, from Abu Sa’id and Zayd ibn Arqam. Son of Imam Ahmad and an eminent scholar of his era; tawthiq by al-Khatib and al-Dhahabi.51

155. Muhammad ibn al-Fadl, Abu Ja’far al-Saqati (d. 288/900).

In al-Tabarani (al-Mu’jam al-kabir, iii, No. 2680), from him, from Sa’id ibn Sulayman, from Zayd ibn al-Hasan al-Anmati (93). Tawthiq and tasdiq by al-Darqutni and al-Khatib. 52

156. Fahd ibn Sulayman al-Nahhas al-Misri.

In al-Tahawi (Mushkil al-athar, iv, 368) from him, from Abu Ghassan Malik ibn Isma’il al-Nahdi.

157. Abu al-Abbas Ahmad ibn Yahya al-Shaybani al-Baghdadi, known as Tha’lab (d. 291/904).

In al-Azhari (Tahdhib al-lughah, ix, 78). A great traditionist, grammarian and man of letters. Tawthiq by al-Khatib. 53

158. Abu Bakr Ahmad ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Abd al-Khaliq al-Bazzaz (d. 292/905).

In his Masnad through two chains from Abu Hurayrah and ‘Ali (A) see 89, 112, 136. One of the leading traditionists.

159. Abu Nasr Ahmad ibn Sahl al-Faqih al-Qabbani (d. 292/904).

In al-Hakim (al-Mustadrak, iii, 109), from him, from Salih ibn Muhammad, from Khalaf ibn Salim al-Mukharrimi from Yahya lbn Hammad, from Abu ‘Awanah, from al-A’mash, from Habib ibn Thabit, from Abu Tufayl, from Zayd ibn Arqam. Al-Hakim has narrated many traditions from him in al-Mustadrak and mentions him with great respect.

160. Ahmad ibn al-Qasim al-Jawhari (d. 293/905).

In al-Tabarani (al-Mu’jam al-kabir, iii, no. 3052), from him, from Sa’id ibn Sulayman al-Wasiti from Zayd ibn al-Hasan al-Anmati, from Ma’ruf ibn Kharrabudh, from Abu Tufayl from Hudhayfah ibn Usayd. Tawthiq by al-Khatib. 54

161. Al-Hafiz Salih ibn Muhammad Jazarah (d. 294/906).

In al-Hakim (al-Mustadrak, iii, 109) see 159. One of the leading traditionists of his age. Tawthiq by al-Khatib. 55

162. Ahmad ibn Yahya al-Hulwani (d. 296/908).

In al-’Uqayli (Kitab al-du’afa', MS. 362, Dar al-Kutub al-Zahiriyyah, Damascus, vi, F. 104), from him from ‘Abd Allah ibn Dahir, from ‘Abd Allah ibn ‘Abd al-Quddus, from al-A’mash, from ‘Atiyyah, from Abu Sa’id al-Khudri. Tawthiq by al-Dhahabi. 56

163. Al-Hafiz Abu Ja’far Mutayyan, Muhammad ibn ‘Abd Allah ibn Sulayman (d. 297/909).

In al-Tabarani (al-Mu’jam al-kabir, Nos. 2680, 2683, 3052) from him. One of the leading traditionists. Tawthiq by al-Darqutni; see al-Dhahabi, Tadhkirat al-huffaz, 662.

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  • 2. Al-Mizzi, Tahdhib al-Kamal, Ms.; Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, vi, 409; Taqrib al-Tahdhib, i, 521.
  • 3. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, ii, 101; al-Tabaqat, vi, 396.
  • 4. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, xi, 366.
  • 5. Ibid., i, 304; Taqrib al-Tahdhib, i, 76; Tabaqat al-huffaz, 155.
  • 6. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, i, 402.
  • 7. Al-Tabaqat, vi, 400; al-Kashif, ii, 234; Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, vii, 50.
  • 8. Al-Tabaqat, vii, 355; Ta'rikh Baghdad, xiv, 64.
  • 9. Al-Mizzi, Tahdhib al-Kamal
  • 10. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib; al-Kashif, iii, 253; Taqrib al-Tahdhib, ii, 346.
  • 11. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, x, 3.
  • 12. Ibid., ix, 188.
  • 13. Ibid., ix, 417.
  • 14. Al-Tabaqat, vii, 340; Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, iv, 43.;
  • 15. Lisan al-­mizan, iii, 264.
  • 16. Baghyat al­wi`a', 29­30.
  • 17. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, iv, 89; Tadhkirat al-huffaz, 416.
  • 18. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, iii, 195.
  • 19. Ta'rikh Baghdad, xii, 255; Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, vii, 407.
  • 20. Wafayat al-a`yan, iii, 473; al-lbar, i, 407; Tabaqat al-huffaz, 183.
  • 21. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, iii, 152.
  • 22. Ibid., ii, 297.
  • 23. Ibid., 342; al-Sam`ani, al-Ansab, under 'al-Nasa'i'
  • 24. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, iv, 312; al-Kashif, ii, 5.
  • 25. Al-Dhahabi, Siyar a`lam al-­nubala', MS.
  • 26. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, vi, 197.
  • 27. Ta'rikh Baghdad, vii, 80­84.
  • 28. Tahdhib al-Kamal, MS; Taqrib al-Tahdhib, ii, 147.
  • 29. Tabaqat al-Shafi`iyyah, ii, 83; Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, i, 216; Huda al­sari.
  • 30. Tahdhib al-Kamal, MS; Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, MS.; Taqrib al-Tahdhib, ii, 337.
  • 31. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, ii, 87; al-Kashif, i, 184; al-­Khazraji, al-­Khulasah, i, 166.
  • 32. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, i, 335.
  • 33. Ibid., iv, 123.
  • 34. Ibid., vi, 455; Tadhkirat al-huffaz, ii, 534; Mir`at al-jinan, ii, 155; Taqrib al-Tahdhib, i, 529.
  • 35. Al-Sam`ani, al-Ansab; al-Dhahabi, Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, MS; Tadhkirat al-huffaz, ii, 519; al-lbar, i, 457.
  • 36. Al-Ansab, under al-­Ghanzi, Tahdhib al-Kamal, MS; Tahdhib al-Tahdhib; Tadhkirat al-huffaz, ii, 152; al-Kashif, iii, 93; Taqrib al-Tahdhib, ii, 204.
  • 37. Ta'rikh Baghdad, iii, 374.
  • 38. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, xi, 425.
  • 39. Ibid., i, 83.
  • 40. Al-Ansab; Tadhkirat al-huffaz, ii, 535; al-Kashif, i, 103; Taqrib al-Tahdhib, i, 429.
  • 41. Tahdhib al-Kamal, MS; al-Kashif, ii, 296.
  • 42. Akhbar Isfahan, i, 81; Ta'rikh Baghdad, v, 223.
  • 43. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, i, 163.
  • 44. Ibid., ii, 344.
  • 45. Ibid., ix, 319.
  • 46. Al-Ansab, under 'al-­Riqashi'; `Abd al-Ghani al-Maqdisi, al-Kamal, MS.
  • 47. Al-Ansab, under al-Riyahi.
  • 48. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, xi, 385; Tadhkirat al-huffaz, i, 582; al-lbar, ii, 58.
  • 49. Ta'rikh Baghdad, vi, 25.
  • 50. Tadhkirat al-huffaz, ii, 677; Tabaqat al-huffaz, 294; Fawat al-­Wafayat, ii, 228.
  • 51. Tadhkirat al-huffaz, ii, 665; Tahdhib al-Tahdhib, v, 141; Tabaqat al-huffaz, 288.
  • 52. Ta'rikh Baghdad, iii, 153.
  • 53. Tabaqat al-huffaz; 290.
  • 54. Ta'rikh Baghdad, iv, 349.
  • 55. Ibid, ix, 322 ­ 328.
  • 56. Al-lbar, ii, 106.

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