Al-Arbain : On the Memorable Qualities of the Mothers of the Believers,*Small Paperback : 178 pages,by Abd ar-Rahman Ibn 'Asakir,English transl. by Aisha Bewley/
Abd Ar-Rahman Ibn 'Asakir :
Born in a scholarly Damascene family in the 6th century (Hijri), Ibn 'Asakir became an accomplished jurist, hadith
specialist, and a prolific author. His learning had a profound effect
on him and he was noted for his asceticism, devotion and tearfulness.