Ata ibn Abi Rabah
|Ata ibn Abi Rabah|
|Born||33 AH |
|Died||114 AH or 115 AH|
|Region||Middle Eastern scholar|
Ata ibn Abi Rabah (Arabic: عطاء بن أبي رباح) was a prominent Tabi'i, a Mufassir, Muhaddith (muslim transmitter of hadith), faqih and Mufti of Mecca. He was born in Yemen of Nubian parents and raised in Mecca as a client of the Abi Khuthaym family. He was a student of Ibn Abbas and `Abd Allah ibn `Umar and was often quoted by his 8th century student, the Islamic scholar Ibn Jurayj 
According to Muhammad ash-Shawkani, a 19th century Sunni Islamic scholar  and Ibn Hazm, a 11th century Sunni Islamic scholar, after the death of Muhammad, Ata verdicted that Nikah Mut'ah was legal.
He quoted hadith from:
His hadith were quoted by:
traditions from him are recorded by Imams Bukhari, Muslim, al-Tirmidhi, al-Nasa'i, Abu Dawood, Ibn Maja, and Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal. 'Ataa narrates over 100 traditions in each of Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim.
- In Tadheeb al Itidal, Asqalani states clearly that Ati' was born, two years before Uthman's reign come to an end.
- al-Awtar Volume 6 page 53 chapter Nikah Mut'ah
- Al-Muhalla In the 9th section of the chapter of Marriage Ibn Hazm gives a detailed account of Mut'ah and its regulations.
- Tafsir Dur al-Manthur Volume 2 p. 41 Ayat Mut'ah Arabic