Umm Hakim bint Abdul Muttalib

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Umm Hakim bint Abdul Muttalib was an aunt of Muhammad.

She was born in Mecca c. 546, the daughter of Abdul Muttalib ibn Hashim and Fatimah bint Amr al-Makhzumiya.[1][2]:32 She was the twin sister of Abdullah, the father of Muhammad.[3]:198 Umm Hakim was known as Al-Baydaa ("the White One") because she was Abdulmuttalib's only fair-skinned daughter.[3]:198

She married Kurayz ibn Rabia from the Abdshams clan of the Quraysh. Their children were Amir, Arwa (the mother of the future Caliph Uthman), Talha and Umm Talha.[2]:32[3]:198

Umm Hakim died before 610.[3]:198

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ibn Hisham note 97.
  2. ^ a b Muhammad ibn Saad, Tabaqat vol. 8. Translated by Bewley, A. (1995). The Women of Madina. London: Ta-Ha Publishers.
  3. ^ a b c d Al-Tabari, Tarikh al-Rusul wa'l-Muluk vol. 39. Translated by Landau-Tasseron, E. (1998). Biographies of the Prophet's Companions and Their Successors. New York: State University of New York Press.