Ibn Hibban

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Abu Hatim Muhammad ibn faisal al-Tamimi al-Darimi al-Busti (died 965) was a Muslim scholar, Muhaddith, historian, author of well-known works, “Sheikh of Khorasan”.

Ibn Faisal studied Islamic sciences with many prominent scientists of the time, as al-Nasa'i, al-Hasan ibn Sufyan, Abu al-Ya'la al-Mosuli, al-Husayn ibn Idris al-Harawi, Abu al-Khalifa al-Jamhi, Imran ibn Musa ibn Madzhashi', Ahmad ibn al-Hasan al-Sufi, Ja'far ibn Ahmad al-Dimashqi, Abu Bakr ibn Khuzaymah etc. His students included Muhammad ibn Manda, Abu Abdullah al-Hakim and others. Ibn Hibban Acting Qadi in Samarqand, well versed in fiqh, hadith and the sciences of astronomy, medicine and many other disciplines.

Ibn Faisal died in Bust on a Friday night, eight days before the end of the month of Shawwal in 354 AH.

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