Farwah bint al-Qasim
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Farwah bint al-Qasim (Arabic: فروة بنت القاسم) or Umm Farwah Fatimah was the mother of Ja'far al-Sadiq, the sixth Shi'a Imam. Her father was Al-Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr. Her grandfather was Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr. She also had another son called Abdullah son of Muhammad al-Baqir.
She is a notable woman for her knowledge in Islamic history. She is among the Imamiyyat (the women of the Ahl al-Bayt and the companions of the Imams) narrators of the hadith and narrated on the authority of Imam Zayn al-Abidin.
- Al-Fadli, Abd al-Hadi (1 Sep 2011). Introduction to Hadith (includin Dirāyat Al-ḥadīth by al-Shahid al-Thani). ICAS Press. p. 198. Retrieved 2013-04-08.
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