Fatimah bint Amr ( ; / / Arabic: فاطمة بنت عمر) (died 576) was the grandmother of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and one of the wives of Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim. She was from the Banu Makhzum clan of the Quraysh tribe, unlike her co-wives, who were all from outlying tribes and had relatively little influence in Mecca. [1 ]
Her full name was
Fatimah bint `Amr ibn `A'idh ibn `Imran ibn Makhzum. Her mother was Sakhrah bint Abd ibn `Imran, also from Banu Makhzum; Sakhrah's mother was Takhmur bint `Abd ibn Qusai. [2 ]
Children of Fatimah bint Amr [ edit ]
Abdul-Muttalib, Fatimah was the mother of three sons and five daughters:
‘Abd Manāf (Abu Talib) - Married to Fatimah bint Asad ibn 'Amr al-ʻUlā (Hashim) and father of Ṭālib, Ja’far, Ali, Aqeel, Jumanah, Fakhitah (Umm Hani).
Abd-Allah ibn Abd-al-Muttalib - Married to Āminah bint Wahab and father of Muḥammad.
Barrah bint Abdul Muttalib - Married to Abul Asad ibn Hilāl of Banu Makhzūm [3 ] and mother of [3 ] Abdullah (Abu Salama), Sufyān and Aswad. Her second husband was Abu Ruhm ibn ‘Abd al- ‘Uzzā from the ‘Āmir ibn Luayy clan of the Quraysh. Their son was Abu Sabra. [4 ] [5 ]
Arwā - Married at first to ‘Umayr ibn Wahb or to 'Umayr ibn 'Abd al-'Uzza ibn Qusayy, by whom she had a son, Tulayb. Her second husband was Arta ibn Sharahbil ibn Hāshim, by whom she had a daughter, Fāṭimah. [6 ] [7 ]
Umaimah or Umamah - Married to Jahsh ibn Riyab of Banu Asad and mother of [8 ] Abd-Allah, Ubayd-Allah, Abd (Abu Ahmad), Hamna or Hammanah, Zaynab, Habiba (Umm Habib).
‘Ātikah - Married to Abu Umaiyah ibn al-Mughīrah ibn ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar ibn Makhzum ibn Yaqaẓah Banu Makhzūm, mother of 'Abdullah, Zuhayr & Qurayba and the step-mother of Hind (Umm Salamah)
Umm Ḥakīm (al-Baiḍā) - Married to Quraiz ibn Rabī‘ah of Banu ‘Abdu Shams and mother of ‘Āmir, Arwā (the mother of the future Caliph ‘Uthmān), Ṭalḥah and Umm Ṭalḥah.
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Lings, Martin (1983). Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources. George Allen & Unwin. p. 13.
^ Maqsood, Ruqaiyyah Waris. "Abdu’l Muttalib’s Oath" . Retrieved . 26 July 2014
^ a b ibn Saad, Muhammad (1995). Tabaqat vol. 8: The Women of Madina. Ta-Ha Publishers. p. 33.
^ ibn Saad, Muhammad (2013). Tabaqat vol. 3: The Companions of Badr. p. 183.
^ ibn Saad, Muhammad (1995). Tabaqat vol. 8: The Women of Madina. Ta-Ha Publishers. p. 385.
^ Abdulmalik ibn Hisham (1955). The Life of Muhammad. Oxford University Press. p. 707.
^ ibn Saad, Muhammad (1995). Tabaqat vol. 8: The Women of Madina. Ta-Ha Publishers. p. 30.
^ Muhammad ibn Ishaq (1955). Sirat Rasul Allah (The Life of Muhammad ). Oxford University Press. p. 116.
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