164. AI-Hafiz, alHasan
ibn Sufyan al-Nasawi (d. 303/915).
In Abu Nu`aym (Hilyat al'awliya',
i, 355). Tawthiq by al-Dhahabi. 
165. Abu `Abd al-Rahman Ahmad
ibn Shu`ayb ibn `Ali al-Nasa'i (d. 303/915).
In his al-Khasa'is, p.95, from Muhammad
ibn al-Muthanna (see 104). A leading scholar and traditionist.
166. Al-Hafiz Abu Yahya Zakariyya ibn Yahya al-Saji (d. 306/
In al-Tabarani (al-Mu`jam al-kabir,
iii, Nos. 2680, 3052), from him, from Nasr ibn `Abd al-Rahman
al-Washsha' (see 129). The leading traditionist of Basrah during
his days. 
167. Abu Ya`la Ahmad ibn al-Muthanna'
ibn Yahya' al-Tamimi alMusali (d. 307/919).
In alSuyuti (Ihya' al-mayyit,
12), al-Sakhawi (al-'Istijlab), alSamhudi (Jawahir
al`iqdayn), Ahmad ibn al-Fadl ibn Ba Kathir (Wasilat
alma`al), and al-Badakhshani (Miftah al-naja).
A highly respected scholar. 
168. Abu Khubayb al-`Abbas ibn
Ahmad al-Birti (d. 308/920).
In Ibn `Asakir (Ta'rikh, i, 45), from
Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn alHusayn al-Mazrafi, from Abu al-Husayn
Muhammad ibn alMuhtadi, from Abu al-Hasan `Ali ibn `Umar,
from him, from Zayd ibn al-Hasan al-'Anmati (193). Tawthiq
by al-Khatib. 
169. Abu Ja`far Muhammad ibn
Jarir al-Tabari (d. 310/922).
In `Ali al-Muttaqi al-Hindi (Kanz al-`ummal,
xv, 19, xvl, 252, 253) from him, from Zayd ibn Arqam, Abu
Sa`id al-Khudri and `Ali (A). He is one of the greatest historians,
exegetes and legists.
170. Abu Bishr Muhammad ibn Ahmad
al-Dulabi (d. 310/922).
In his al-Dhurriyyat al-tahirah, 168
(Qumm, 1407) from Ibrahim ibn Marzuq, from Abu `Amir al-`Aqadi,
from Kathir ibn Zayd, from Muhammad ibn `Umar ibn `Ali, from `Ali
(A). One of the leading traditionists and historians of his era.
171. Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Ishaq
ibn Khuzaymah alNishaburi (d. 311/923).
In his Sahih, as mentioned by al-Sakhawi,
op. cit. One of the imams of hadith.
172. Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Muhammad
ibn Sulayman ibn alHarith, Ibn al-Baghandi al-Wasiti (d.
In Ibn al-Maghazili (alManaqib, 234).
Tawthiq by al-Khatib. 
173. Abu `Awanah Ya`qub ibn Ishaq
ibn Ibrahim ibn Zayd alNishaburi al-'Isfarayini (d. 316/928).
In his book al-Musnad al-sahih, as mentioned
by al-Shaykhani alQadiri in al-Sirat al-sawi. A leading
traditionist of his era. 
174. Abu Bakr ibn Abi Dawud `Abd
Allah ibn Sulayman alSijistani (d. 316/928).
In al-Tahawi (Mushkil al-'athar, iv,
368), from him. A leading scholar of Iraq in his time. 
175. Al-Hasan ibn Musallim ibn
In al-Tabarani (Mu`jam shuyukhih, i,
135) from him.
176. Abu al-Qasim `Abd Allah
ibn Muhammad ibn `Abd al-`Aziz al-Baghawi (d. 317/929).
In al-Hamawi, Fara'id al-simtayn, ii,
177. Al-Hafiz al-Tahawi, Abu
Ja`far Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Salamah (d. 321/933).
In his Mushkil al-'athar, iv, 368, with
two chains of transmission from Zayd ibn Arqam. A leading writer
and scholar of his era. 
178. Abu Ja`far al-`Uqayli, Muhammad
ibn `Amr ibn Hammad (d. 322/934).
In his Kitab al-du`afa' (MS. 362 in
Dar al-Kutub al-Zahiriyyah, Damascus, F. 104) through three chains
from Abu Sa`id and Jabir. A leading scholar of his age. 
179. Abu `Umar Ahmad ibn Muhammad
ibn `Abd Rabbih alQurtubi (d. 328/939).
In his al-`Iqd al-farid. He is a well-known
scholar of a high standing.
180. Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn al-Qasim
ibn Muhammad ibn Bashshar, known as Ibn al-'Anbari (d. 328/939).
In his al-Masahif, from Zayd ibn Arqam
and from Zayd ibn Thabit. An eminent scholar. Tawthiq and
tasdiq by Ibn Khallikan and alSam`ani. 
181. Abu `Abd Allah Husayn ibn
Isma`il ibn alDabbi al-Muhamili (d. 330/941).
In his Amali, where he regards it as
sahih, as mentioned by `Ali alMuttaqi in Kanz
al-`ummal (xv, 122-123). A great scholar (imam) of
182. Abu al-`Abbas Ahmad ibn
Muhammad ibn Sa`id, known as Ibn `Uqdah (d. 332/943).
In his Kitab al-wilayah, known as Kitab
al-muwalat, through 8 chains, as mentioned by alSakhawi
(op. cit.), al-Samhudi (op. cit), Ibn Ba Kathir
(op. cit.) and al-Shaykhani a1-Qadiri (op. cit). An
eminent scholar of his era.
183. Al-Hasan ibn Ya`qub, Abu
al-Fadl al-Bukhari (d. 342/953).
In al-Bayhaqi (Sunan, ii, 148) from
al-Hakim, from him, from Muhammad ibn `Abd al-Wahhab al-Farra'
al-`Abdi. Also in Ibn `Asakir in Mu`jam shuyukhih (MS.
F. 11). Tawthiq by alDhahabi. 
184. Abu `Abd AlIah Muhammad
ibn Ya`qub ibn al-'Akhram alShaybani (d. 344/955).
In al-Bayhaqi (Sunan, vii, 30) from
him, from Abu Ahmad alFarra'. Author of a voluminous Musnad.
An eminent traditionist from Nishabur.
185. Abu Muhammad `Abd Allah ibn Ja`far al-'Isfahani (d. 346/
In Abu Nu`aym (Hilyat al-'awliya', ix,
64) from him, from Ahmad ibn Yusuf al-Dabbi. Teacher of Abu Nu`aym,
who reports from Abu `Umar al-Qattan that he saw `Abd Allah ibn
Ja`far in a dream after his death. When asked, "How did God
treat you?" he replied, "He forgave me and put me with
the prophets in their station." 
186. Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Tamim
al-Khayyat al-Qantari (d. 348/959).
In al-Hakim (al-Mustadrak, iii, 90)
from him. Al-Hakim considers him thiqah and considers this
narration of his as sahih.
187. Abu Ja`far Muhammad ibn `Ali ibn Duhaym al-Shaybani (d.
In al-Bayhaqi (Sunan, x, 113) from Abu
Muhammad Janah ibn Nadhir, from him, from Ibrahim ibn Ishaq al-Zuhri.
Also in alHakim (alMustadrak, iii, 533) from
him, where he, and after him al-Dhahabi in his Talkhis, has
regarded it as sahih. The qadi and traditionist
of Kufah. 
188. Abu Muhammad Da`laj ibn
Ahmad ibn Da`laj al-Sijzi alMu`addal (d. 315/962).
In alHakim (al-Mustadrak, iii,
109-110) from him, from Zayd ibn Arqam. A leading traditionist
and legist of his era and author of alMusnad al-kabir.
189. Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn `Umar
ibn Muslim al-Tamimi, known as Ibn al-Ji`abi (d. 355/966).
In his book al-Talibiyyin, as mentioned
by al-Sakhawi (al-'Istijlab) and al-Samhudi (Jawahir
al-`iqdayn). A leading scholar.
190. Abu al-Qasim Sulayman ibn
Ahmad al-Tabarani (d. 360/970).
In his works al-Mu`jam al-saghir, al-Mu`jam
al-kabir and alMu`jam alawsat with different
chains. One of the imams of hadith.
191. Abu Bakr Ahmad ibn Ja`far
ibn Hamdan ibn Malik ibn Shabib al-Qati`i (d. 368/978).
In al-Hakim (al-Mustadrak, iii, 109)
from him, from Zayd ibn Arqam. A famous traditionist. 
192. Al-Hafiz Abu al-Shaykh Ibn
Hayyan al-Busti al-'Isfahani (d. 369/979).
In his compilation of traditions (MS. No. 3637,
F. 60, in Dar alKutub al-Zahiriyyah, Damascus) from Abu
Sa`id. Tawthiq by Abu Nu`aym, Ibn al-'Athir, Ibn Mardawayh,
Ibn al-`Imad and alDhahabi. 
193. Abu Mansur Muhammad ibn
Ahmad ibn Talhah al-'Azhari (d. 370/980).
In his Tahdhib al-lughah under `itrah,
as mentioned in Lisan al`Arab (iv, 538), and
also under habl (Lisan al-`Arab, xi, 137). A legist and
leading philologist and lexicographer (imam fi allughah).
194. Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Balwayh
In al-Hakim (al-Mustadrak, iii, 109)
from him, from `Abd Allah ibn Ahmad. Al-Hakim has considered his
narration as sahih. Tawthiq, also, by Abu Bakr al-Barqani.
195. Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Hamdan
Abu `Amr al-Hiri (d. 376/986).
In Abu Nu`aym (Hilyat al-'awliya', i,
355) from him, from al-Hasan ibn Sufyan al-Nasawi. Also in al-Khwarazmi
(Maqtal al-Husayn, i, 104) from `Abu al-`Ala', from Zahir
alShahhani, from Abu Sa`id al-Ganjrudi, from him. Grammarian,
legist and traditionist.
196. Abu al-Husayn Muhammad ibn
al-Muzaffar ibn Musa ibn `Isa al-Baghdadi (d. 379/989).
In Ibn al-Maghazili (al-Manaqib, 236)
from Abu Talib Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn `Uthman, from him, from
Zayd ibn Arqam. Tawthiq by alDhahabi, who calls him
'al-'imam al-thiqah' and alDarqutni, alSafadi,
and alSuyuti. 
197. `Abd Allah ibn Ahmad ibn
Hammuyah alHamawi alSarakhsi (d. 381/991).
In Ibn `Asakir, Mu`jam shuyukhih, MS.
198. Abu al-Hasan `Ali ibn `Umar
ibn Ahmad al-Darqutni (d. 385/ 995).
In Ibn Ba Kathir al-Makki (wasilat al-ma'al,
MS.) from him from Umm Salamah. A leading scholar and traditionist
(imam) of his era, legist and expert on rijal. 
199. Al-Hafiz Abu al-Hasan `Ali
ibn `Umar ibn Shadhan alSukkari (d. 386/996).
In Ibn `Asakir (Ta'rikh Dimashq, ii,
45). Tawthiq by al-`Atiqi and alKhatib. 
200. Abu Tahir Muhammad ibn `Abd
al-Rahman al-Mukhallis alDhahabi (d. 393/1002).
In al-Hamawi (Fara'id al-simtayn, li,
272) from him, from Abu Sa`id al-Khudri. Tawthiq by al-Sam`ani.
201. Abu Muhammad Sulayman ibn
In Manaqib Ahl al-Bayt, MS.
202. Abu `Ubayd Ahmad ibn Muhammad
al-Harawi (d. 401/1010).
In his Kitab al-gharibayn, under "thaql".
A leading scholar and philologist.
203. Abu `Abd Allah Muhammad
ibn `Abd Allah al-Hakim alNishaburi (d. 405/1014).
In his Mustadrak (iii, 109, 174) through
a sahih chain of transmission from Zayd ibn Arqam. There
he also narrates it through another chain. He was the leading
traditionist of his age (imam almuhiddithin). 
204. Abu Sa`d al-Malik ibn Muhammad
al-Wa`iz al-Nishaburi alKharkushi (d. 406/1015).
In his book Sharaf al-nubuwwah, as mentioned
in Shihab al-Din alDawlatabadi (Manaqib al-sadat). One
of the leading scholars. 
205. Yahya ibn Ibrahim Abu Zakariyya
al-Muzakki al-Nishabari (d. 414/1023).
In al-Bayhaqi (Sunan, vii, 30) from
him, from Zayd ibn Arqam. Ta`dil by al-Dhahabi. 
206. Al-Qadi `Abd al-Jabbar ibn
Ahmad al-Mu`tazili (d. 414/1023).
In his al-Mughni (xx, 191, 136). An
eminent scholar and Shafi`i legist.
207. Abu al-Faraj Muhammad ibn
`Abd Allah ibn Ahmad ibn Shahriyar al-'Isfahani.
In al-Khatib al-Baghdadi (Talkhis al-mutashabih
fi al-rasm, MS. in Dar al-Kutub al-Zahiriyyah, F. 30) from
him, from al-Tabarani, from Abu Sa`id al-Khudri. One of the eminent
scholars of the 5th/11th century and al-Khatib's teacher.
208. Abu Ishaq Ahmad ibn Muhammad
ibn Ibrahim al-Tha`labi (d. 427/1036).
In his tafsir (al-Kashf wa al-bayan, MS.).
One of the leading scholars of the Qur'an, a legist, grammarian,
philologist and writer. 
209. Abu Nu`aym Ahmad ibn `Abd Allah al-'Isfahani (d. 430/
In his Manqabat al-Mutahharin, with
several chains and in different wordings from Abu Sa`id, Zayd
ibn Arqam, Anas ibn Malik, al-Bara' ibn `Azib and Jubayr ibn Mut`am.
Also in his Hilyat al-'awliya', as mentioned by al-Samhudi
(Jawahir al`iqdayn) from Hudhayfah ibn Usayd. One
of the great traditionists. 
210. Abu Nasr Muhammad ibn `Abd
In his al-Ta'rikh al-Yamini. An eminent
historian and man of letters. 
211. Abu Sa`d Muhammad ibn `Abd al-Rahman al-Ganjrudi (d.
In Akhtab Khwarazm (Maqtal al-Husayn `alayhi
al-salam, i, 104). Tawthiq by al-Sam`ani. 
212. Abu Bakr Ahmad ibn `Ubayd
Allah ibn Khalaf.
In Ibn al-`Asakir in the Mu`jam of his
shuyukh (F. 11), from Ibn al`Iraqi, from him, from
al-Hakim al-Nishaburi. One of the eminent scholars of 5th century.
213. Abu Bakr Ahmad ibn al-Husayn ibn `Ali al-Bayhaqi (d. 458/
In al-Khwarazmi (al-Manaqib, 93) from
him. A leading traditionist, legist and writer. 
214. Abu Ghalib Muhammad ibn
Ahmad ibn Sahl al-Nahwi, known as Ibn Bushran (d. 462/1069).
In Ibn al-Maghazili (al-Manaqib) from
him. A scholar of known standing.
215. Abu `Umar Yusuf ibn `Abd
Allah al-Namari al-Qurtubi known as Ibn `Abd al-Barr (d. 463/1071).
As mentioned by Shah Wali Allah in Izalat
al-khifa. One of the leading scholars. 
216. Abu Bakr Ahmad ibn `Ali
ibn Thabit al-Khatib al-Baghdadi (d. 463/1071).
In his al-Muttafaq wa al-muftaraq from
Jabir, as mentioned by alBadakhshani. One of the great scholars;
traditionist and historian. 
217. Ibn al-Ghariq Abu al-Husayn
ibn al-Muhtadi bi Allah (d. 465/1072).
In Ibn `Asakir (Ta'rikh Dimashq, ii,
45). Tawthiq by al-Khatib and Ibn al-Jawzi. 
218. Abu al-Hasan `Abd al-Rahman
ibn Muhammad al-Dawudi al-Bushanji (d. 467/1074).
Ibn `Asakir, Mu`jam shuyukhih. A leading
scholar (imam). 
219. Abu Muhammad Hasan ibn Ahmad
ibn Musa alGhandajani (d. 467/1074).
In Ibn al-Maghazili (al-Manaqib, 235)
from him, from Abu Sa`id alKhudri. Tawthiq by al-Sam`ani.
220. Abu al-Hasan `Ali ibn Muhammad
al-Tayyib al-Jullabi, known as Ibn alMaghazili (d. 483/1090).
In his al-Manaqib through various chains.
A leading scholar.
221. Abu `Abd Allah Muhammad
ibn Futuh ibn `Abd Allah ibn Hamid al-'Azdi al-Hamidi (d. 488/1095).
In al-Jam` bayn al-Sahihayn, from Zayd
ibn Arqam. Tawthiq by Ibn Khallikan, al-Dhahabi, Ibn Makula,
al-Salmasi and al-Safadi. 
222. AlSayyid Abu aI-Ma`aIi
Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Zayd alSamarqandi (d. 488/1095).
In `Uyun al-'akhbar.
223. Abu alMuzaffar Mansur
ibn Muhammad aISam`ani (d. 489/1096).
In his al-Risalat alqawwamiyyah, from
Abu Sa`id al-Khudri. A leading scholar of his age. 
224. Abu `Ali lsma`il ibn Ahmad
ibn alHusayn alBayhaqi (d. 507/1113).
In alKhwarazmi, alManaqib.
A leading scholar of his era. 
225. Abu al-Fadl Muhammad ibn
Tahir ibn `Ali alShaybani alMaqdisi, known as Ibn
alQaysarani (d. 507/1113).
In his biographical account in al-Maqrizi's
al-Ta`rikh al-muqfa, it is mentioned that he wrote a book
Kitab tariq hadith: Inni tarikun fi kum al-thaqalayn. An
eminent scholar. Tawthiq by alMaqrizi in alTa'rikh
226. Abu Shuja` Shirwayh ibn
Shahrdar ibn Shirwayh alDaylami al-Hamadani (d. 509/1115)
In Firdaws al-'akhbar (MS). A scholar
well-known to biographers.
227. Abu Muhammad Husayn ibn
Mas`ud al-Farra' al-Baghawi, known as Muhyi alSunnah (d.
In Masabih al-Sunnah (Sharh by al-Qadiri,
v, 593, 600) from Zayd ibn Arqam and Jabir; in Ma`alim al-tanzil,
vi, 101, vii, 6; and in Sharh al-Sunnah, as mentioned
by alKhalkhali in al-Mafatih. An eminent scholar.
228. Abu Bakr alMazrafi,
Muhammad ibn alHusayn alShaybani (d. 527/1132).
In Ibn `Asakir (Ta'rikh Dimashq, ii,
45) from him. Tawthiq by alSam`ani and alDhahabi.
229. `Abd al-Ghafir al-Farsi
In his Majma` alghara'ib fi gharib
230. Abu `Abd Allah Muhammad
ibn al`Amraki alMattuthi alBusanji.
In Ibn `Asakir Mu`jam shuyukhih (MS.,
F. 205). He was Ibn `Asakir's teacher.
231. Muhammad ibn Hammuyah al-Juwayni
In al-Hamawi (Fara'id al-simtayn, al-simt
al-thani, bab 55) from him. A well-known scholar of
his age. 
232. Abu Nasr Ahmad ibn `Ali
alTusi, known as Ibn al-`Iraqi.
Ibn `Asakir in Mu`jam shuyakhih (F.
233. Zahir ibn Tahir ibn al-Qasim alShahhami al-Mustamli (d.
Al-Khwarazmi (Maqtal al-Husayn, i, 104).
Tawthiq by Ibn alJazari. 
234. Abu al-Husayn Razin ibn Mu`awiyah al-`Abdari (d. 535/
In al-Jam` bayn al-Sihah al-sittah, MS.
A leading traditionist.
235. Abu al-Barakat `Abd al-Wahhab
ibn al-Mubarak al-`Anmati al-Baghdadi (d. 538/1143).
In Sibt ibn al-Jawzi, Tadhkirat khawass
al-'ummah, 322-323. Tawthiq by alSam`ani, alSalafi
and Abu Sa`d. 
236. Jar Allah al-Zamakhshari
In al-Fa'iq fi gharib al-hadith, i,
170. A great scholar, philologist, grammarian, traditionist, exegete
and man of letters.
237. Ibn aI-`Arabi al-Maliki
In `Aridat al-'ahwadhi, xiii, 73.
238. Al-Qadi Abu al-Fadl `lyad ibn Musa al-Yahsabi (d. 544/
In al-Shifa' bi ta`rif huquq al-Mustafa
(al-Qari's sharh, 485, 657-658). A leading scholar,
traditionist, grammarian and historian of his era. 
239. Abu Muhammad Ahmad ibn Muhammad
ibn `Ali al-`Asimi.
In his book Zayn alfata fi tafsir
Surat Hal Ata, MS. from Abu Dharr and Zayd ibn Arqam.
240. Al-Qadi Abu Muhammad ibn
`Atiyyah al-Muharibi al-Gharnati (d. 546/1151).
In his exegesis al-Muharraz al-wajiz fi
tafsir Kitab Allah al-`Aziz, i, 34. Scholar, exegete, faqih,
grammarian, traditionist and man of letters. 
241. Abu al-Fadl ibn Nasir al-Salami
al-Baghdadi (d. 550/1155).
In al-Hamawi (Fara'id al-simtayn, simt 2,
bab 55). Tawthiq by Ibn alJawzi. 
242. Abu al-Mu'ayyad Muwaffaq
ibn Ahmad al-Makki, known as Akhtab Khwarazm (538/1143).
In his al-Manaqib with his isnad
from Zayd ibn Arqam.
243. Al-Hafiz Abu al-`Ala' al-Hasan
ibn Ahmad al-`Attar alHamadani (d. 569/1173).
In al-Khwarazmi (Maqtal al-Husayn, i,
104) from him, from Abu alQasim Zahir ibn Tahir al-Shahhami
al-Mustamli alNishaburi. Tawthiq by al-Jazari. 
244. `Umar ibn `Isa al-Khatibi
In his book Lubab al-'albab fi fada'iI al-Khulafa'
wa al-'Ashab, bab 4, F. 147, MS. 3912 in Maktabah Nur `Uthmaniyyah
and MS. 3343 in al-Maktabah alSulaymaniyyah in Turkey.
245. Abu al-Qasim `Ali ibn al-Husayn
ibn Hibat Allah alDimashqi, known as Ibn `Asakir (d. 571/1175).
In Ta'rikh Ibn Kathir (v, 208) and al-Kanji
in Kifayat al-talib. One of the great traditionists and
246. Muhammad ibn `Umar ibn Ahmad
ibn `Umar al-'Isfahani known as Abu Musa al-Madini (d. 581/1185).
In his Tatimmat Ma`rifat al-Sahabah, appended
to Abu Nu`aym's book, and as mentioned by alSakhawi; alSamhudi,
Ibn al-'Athir (Usd alghabah) and Ibn Hajar (al-'Isabah).
Tawthiq by alDhahabi, alSam`ani, Ibn al-Najjar,
al-Tha`alibi and others. 
247. Abu `Abd Allah Muhammad
ibn Muslim ibn Abi al-Fawaris al-Razi.
In his al-Kitab al-mubin fi fada'il al-'Imam
Amir al-Mu'minin, MS.
248. Siraj al-Din Abu Muhammad
`Ali ibn `Uthman ibn Muhammad al-`Ushi al-Farghani al-Hanafi (d.
In his Nisab al-'akhbar Ii tadhkirat al-'akhyar,
as mentioned by alDawlatabadi in Hidayat al-su`ada'.
A leading scholar of his age. 
249. Abu al-Faraj `Abd al-Rahman ibn `Ali ibn
Muhammad, known as Ibn al-Jawzi (d. 597/1200).
In his al-Musalsalat.
250. Abu al-Futuh As`ad ibn Mahmud
ibn Khalaf al-`Ijli al'Isfahani (d. 600/1203).
In his Fada'iI al-Khulafa', as mentioned
by al-Samhudi, op. cit.
251. Al-Mubarak ibn Muhammad
ibn Muhammad ibn `Abd alKarim, known as Ibn al-'Athir al-Jazari
In Jami` al-'usul, i, 187; x, 102, 103,
from Jabir and Zayd ibn Arqam and also in his al-Nihayah, under
'thaql' and '`itrah'. A great grammarian, philologist,
exegete and legist.
252. Fakhr al-Din Muhammad ibn
`Umar al-Razi (d. 606/1209).
In his exegesis Mafatih al-ghayb, vii,
173. A great exegete, mutakallim and philosopher.
253. Abu Muhammad `Abd al-`Aziz
ibn al-'Akhdar al-Janabadhi alBaghdadi (d. 611/1214).
In his Ma`alim al-`Itrat al-Nabawiyyah,
as mentioned by alSamhudi, op. cit., and Ibn
Ba Kathir al-Makki (Wasilat al-ma'al, MS.). Tawthiq
by al-Dhahabi. 
254. Al-Rafi`i (d. 623/1226).
In al-Tadwin, twice, in the biographical
account of Ahmad ibn Mehran Abu Ja`far al-Qattan, from Jabir,
and that of `Amr ibn Rafi` ibn alFurat al-Bajali, from Zayd
ibn Arqam. A leading scholar.
255. Muwaffaq al-Din `Abd al-Latif
al-Baghdadi (d. 629/1231).
In his al-Mujarrad li lughat al-hadith,
256. Abu al-Hasan `Izz al-Din
Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn `Abd al-Karim, known Ibn al-'Athir (d.
In Usd al-ghabah, iii, 147, from `Abd
Allah ibn Hantab. One of the leading historians.
257. Abu `Abd Allah Muhammad
ibn Mahmud ibn al-Hasan ibn Hibat Allah, known as Ibn al-Najjar
As mentioned by al-Kanji in his Kifayat
al-talib. A leading scholar of his era, traditionist, historian
and author of several works. 
258. Diya' al-Din Muhammad ibn
`Abd al-Wahid al-Maqdisi alHanbali (d. 643/1245).
In his al-Mukhtarah, as mentioned by
Ibn Ba Kathir al-Makki (Wasilat al-ma'al). A leading scholar
and traditionist. 
259. Radi al-Din Hasan ibn Muhammad
alSaghani (d. 650/1252).
In his Mashariq al-'anwar (Ibn al-Malik's
sharh, iii, 157) from Zayd ibn Arqam. An eminent grammarian,
traditionist and legist. 
260. Abu Salim Muhammad ibn Talhah
al-Qarashi al-Nasibi alShafi`i (d. 652/1254).
In his Matalib al-sa'ul, 8, from Sahih
Muslim. A leading scholar of his era. 
261. Abu al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din
Yusuf ibn Qizughli, Sibt ibn al-Jawzi (d. 654/1256).
In his Tadhkirat khawass al-'ummah, 322-323,
where he establishes its authenticity and sihhah. A leading
scholar whose biography has been written by all the major biographers.
262. Abu al-`Abbas Ahmad ibn `Umar al-Qurtubi al-'Ansari (d.
In his Talkhis Sahih Muslim, ii, F.
100. A leading scholar of his era. 
263. `Izz al-Din `Abd al-Hamid
ibn Hibat Allah ibn Abi al-Hadid al-Mu`tazili (d. 656/1258).
In his Sharh Nahj al-balaghah, vi, 375.
An eminent Mu`tazili scholar of his era and man of letters.
264. Abu `Abd Allah Muhammad
ibn Yusuf ibn Muhammad alKanji alShafi`i (d. 658/1260).
In his Kifayat al-talib, bab fi bayan sihhat
khutbatihi bima' yud`a Khumman 259, from al-Laythi, from Abu
al-Waqt, from alDawudi. A leading scholar.
265. Abu al-Fath Muhammad ibn
Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr al'Abiwardi alShafi`i (d. 667/1268).
As mentioned by alSuyuti in Ihya'
al-mayyit, 30, and alBadakhshi, op. cit., from
him, from Abu Sa`id. A leading traditionist (al-'imam almuhaddith).
266. Abu Zakariyya Muhyi al-Din Yahya ibn Sharaf al-Nawawi
In his Tahdhib al-'asma' wa al-lughat, i,
347, and al-Minhaj fi sharh Sahih Muslim, xv, 180, from
Sahih Muslim. One of the leading scholars (al-'imam
267. Abu Muhammad Sharaf al-Din
`Umar ibn Muhammad ibn `Abd al-Wahid al-Musili.
In his book al-Na`im al-muqim Ii `Itrat
al-Nabi al-`Azim, Maktabat Ayasofiya MS. 3504, F. 64, 69.
268. Al-Qadi Nasir al-Din al-Baydawi
In Tuhfat al-'abrar, F. 236, sharh
on al-Baghawi's Masabih alSunnah, from Jabir.
A leading exegete and legist.
269. Abu al-`Abbas Muhibb al-Din
Ahmad ibn `Abd Allah alTabari al-Makki alShafi`i (d.
In Zakha'ir al-`uqba fi manaqib Dhawi al-Qurba,
16, from Zayd ibn Arqam. A well-known scholar.
270. Sa`id al-Din Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Farghani (d. 699/
In his exposition, in Persian, of Ibn al-Farid's
poem, Ta'iyyah, under the couplet:
271. Nizam al-Din Hasan ibn Muhammad
ibn al-Husayn alQummi al-Nishaburi, known as al-Nizam al-'A`raj.
In his exegesis Ghara'ib al-Qur'an, i,
349. An outstanding scholar and exegete.