Al-Baghawi

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Muslim scholar
Al-Baghawi
Title Rukn al-Dīn
Muhyi al-Sunnah
Born 433 AH or 436 AH
Died 516 AH
Jurisprudence Shafi'i
Main interest(s) Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh
Notable work(s) Tafsir al-Baghawi

Abu Muhammad al-Husayn ibn Mas'ud ibn Muhammad al-Farra' al-Baghawi (Persian/Arabic:ابومحمد حسین بن مسعود بغوی), born 433 AH[1] or 436 AH[2] - 1122 CE/516 AH) was a renowned Persian Muslim Mufassir, hadith scholar and a Shafi`i faqih best known for his major work Tafsir al-Baghawi. Al-Farra was in reference to trading with fur, and al-Baghawi was a reference to his hometown Bagh or Baghshûr (then in Persia) between Herat and Marw ar-Rud. He died in Marw ar-Rud.

He is also famous for his other works on hadith such as Sharḥ al-sunnah and Masabih al-Sunnah, the latter became famous as Mishkat al-Masabih with the additions of al-Tabrizi (d. 741H). He was a student of al-Husayn ibn Muhammad al-Marwa al-Rudi.

Works[edit]

  • Tafsīr al-Baghawī : al-musammá : maʻālim al-tanzīl (تفسير البغوي : المسمى : معالم التنزيل)
  • Al-Tahdhīb fī fiqh al-imām al-Shāfiʻī (التهذيب في فقه الإمام الشافعي)
  • Sharḥ al-sunnah (شرح السنة)
  • Masabih al-Sunnah (مصابيح السنة)
  • Al-Anwār fī shamāʼil al-Nabī al-Mukhtār (الأنوار في شمائل النبي المختار )
  • Al-Jamʻ bayna al-Ṣaḥīḥayn (الجمع بين الصحيحين)
  • Al-Arbaʻīn ḥadīthan (الأربعين حديثاً)
  • Majmūʻah min al-fatāwā (مجموعة من الفتاوى)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Al-Ḥamawī, Yāqūt ibn ʻAbd Allāh. Muʻjam al-buldān. 
  2. ^ Ziriklī, Khayr al-Dīn. Tartīb al-aʻlām ʻalá al-aʻwām : al-aʻlām.