Banu Taym

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Banu Taym
(Arabic: بنو تيم‎)
Quraysh, Adnanites
Nisba at-Taymi
Location Western Arabia, especially in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Descended from Taym ibn Murrah
Religion Idolatry and later Islam
This is about the sub-clan of Quraish, for a completely different tribe see Banu Tamim.

Banu Taym (Arabic: بنو تيم‎; alternatively transliterated as Banu Taim or Banu Tahim) is a sub-clan of the Quraish tribe, descended from Fihr ibn Malik and Adnan.


The tribe descended from Taym ibn Murrah ibn Ka'b ibn Lu'ayy ibn Ghalib ibn Fihr ibn Malik ibn an-Nadr.

Notable Members[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. "Abū Bakr". 
  2. ^ Jafri, Hua M. (1979). The Origins and Early Development of Shi`a Islam. International Book Centre. p. 58-79. 
  3. ^ Razwy, Ali Asghar. A Restatement of the History of Islam and Muslims. 
  4. ^ Spellberg, p. 3