Abdullah ibn Masud

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Abdullah ibn Masud
عبدالله بن مسعود
Abdullah ibn Masud verliest vor den Quraisch in Mekka den Heiligen Qur'an (Miniatur aus Siyer-i-Nebi 1595 n.Chr.).jpg
Abdullah ibn Masud reciting the Qur'an at the Ka'aba before members of the tribe of Quraish; miniature from the Siyer-i Nebi
Disciple of Muhammad, historian
Died c. 650 CE
Venerated in Islam
Influences Muhammad
Influenced Future commentators and traditionalists

Abdullah ibn Masud (Arabic: عبدالله بن مسعود, 'abdullāh ibn mas'ūd), was a ṣaḥābī or companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and an early convert to Islam after Muhammad started preaching in Mecca. He became qāḍī of Kufa in about 642 CE.[1]


  1. ^ Michael G Morony (2005 [1984]). Iraq after the Muslim conquest. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. ISBN 9780691053950. p. 438.