Al-Tabarani

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Hadith scholar
Sulaiman ibn Ahmad At-Tabarani
Title Al-Tabarani
Born 260AH
Died 360AH
Era Islamic golden age
Main interest(s) Hadith
Notable work(s) Al-Mu'jam al-Kabeer, Al-Mu'jam Al-Awsat, Al-Mu'jam As-Saghir

Abu al-Qasim Sulaiman ibn Ahmad ibn Al-Tabarani was one of the most important hadith scholars of his age.[2]

Students[edit]

From amongst his students were: Ahmad bin 'Amr bin 'Abdul-Khaliq Al-Basri and Abu Bakr Al-Bazzar.

Works[edit]

He is known primarily for three works on hadith:[3]

  • al-Muʿjam al-Kabīr – from which he excluded the traditions of Abu Hurayra
  • Al-Mu'jam Al-Awsat – which contains traditions from Abu Hurayra
  • Al-Mu'jam As-Saghir – which gave a hadith from each of his masters

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bosworth, C.E.; van Donzel, E.; Heinrichs, W.P.; Lecomte, G.; Bearman, P.J.; Bianquis, Th. (2000). Encyclopaedia of Islam (New Edition). Volume X (T-U). Leiden, Netherlands: Brill. p. 10. ISBN 9004112111. 
  2. ^ Bosworth, C.E.; van Donzel, E.; Heinrichs, W.P.; Lecomte, G.; Bearman, P.J.; Bianquis, Th. (2000). Encyclopaedia of Islam (New Edition). Volume X (T-U). Leiden, Netherlands: Brill. p. 10. ISBN 9004112111. 
  3. ^ Bosworth, C.E.; van Donzel, E.; Heinrichs, W.P.; Lecomte, G.; Bearman, P.J.; Bianquis, Th. (2000). Encyclopaedia of Islam (New Edition). Volume X (T-U). Leiden, Netherlands: Brill. p. 10. ISBN 9004112111.