Ibn Hammad (historian)
Abu ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī ibn Ḥammād ibn ʿĪsā ibn ʿAbī Bakr al-Ṣanhāj̲ī, known as Ibn Ḥammād or Ibn Ḥamādu (1153/54–1230 / AH 548–628), was a medieval Berber qadi and historian, author of a chronicle on the Fatimid caliphs in the Maghreb, known as Akhbar muluk bani Ubayd wa-siratuhum ("account of the kings of the house of Ubaid and their deeds"), written in 1220 / AH 617. He was related to the Banu Hammad and a native of a village near their Qal'a.
- Histoires des Rois Obaidides, ed. and trans. M. Vanderyheiden, Paris, 1927.
- Akhbar muluk Bani Ubayd wa-siratuhum: Tahlil li-tarikh al-Dawlah al-Fatimiyah min khilal masdar turathi , Dar al-Ulum, 1981, ISBN 978-977-286-267-2
- J. F. P. Hopkins, Nehemia Levtzion, Corpus of early Arabic sources for West African history, Markus Wiener Publishers, 2000, ISBN 1-55876-241-8, ISBN 978-1-55876-241-1., p. 154.