Al-Fakihi

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Abu 'Abd Allah Muhammad ibn Ishaq ibn al-'Abbas al-Fakihi (Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد بن إسحاق بن العباس الفاكهي‎, born 215–220 AH;[1] died 272-279 AH[2]) was an eminent 9th-century historian and hadith scholar of Mecca. He narrated hadiths from preeminent hadith scholars such as Muhammad Ibn Ismail al-Bukhari, Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, Abu Hatim al-Razi and Abu Zur'ah Jurjani.

Works[edit]

  • Akhbār Makkah fī qadīm al-dahr wa-ḥadīthih (أخبار مكة في قديم الدهر وحديثه): The book, of which only the second half survived to the present day, was praised by Ibn Hajar and Taqi al-Din al-Fasi.[3] A small portion of the work was edited by Ferdinand Wüstenfeld.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Al-Fakihi, Muhhammad (1994), Ibn Duhaysh, 'Abd al-Malik ibn 'Abd Allah, ed., Akhbar Makkah fi qadim al-dahr wa-hadithih 1 (2nd ed.), Dar Khidr, p. 11 
  2. ^ Al-Fakihi, Muhhammad (1994), Ibn Duhaysh, 'Abd al-Malik ibn 'Abd Allah, ed., Akhbar Makkah fi qadim al-dahr wa-hadithih 1 (2nd ed.), Dar Khidr, p. 32 
  3. ^ Al-Fakihi, Muhhammad (1994), Ibn Duhaysh, 'Abd al-Malik ibn 'Abd Allah, ed., Akhbar Makkah fi qadim al-dahr wa-hadithih 1 (2nd ed.), Dar Khidr, p. 33