Al-Arba'un al-Tussa'iyah al-Isnad : Arabic[A4] Hardback - 247 pages,by Ibn Daqia al-Id,Published by Dar al-Bashaer.Description :Al-Arba'un al-Tussa'iyah al-Isnad is the famous collection of Forty Hadith by Shaykh al-Islam; Ibn Daqiq al-Id. He also did a commentary of Imam an-Nawawi's, rahmatullahi ta'ala alayhi, Arba'in.Shaykh Ibn Daqiq al-Id : He is Muhammad ibn 'Ali ibn Wahab ibn Muti' al-Qushayri, Abu 'l-Fattah,
Taqi'ud-Din, popularly known, just like his father & grandfather, as Ibn Daqiq al-Id, rahmatullahi ta'ala 'alayhi, (d.1302 C.E.) was a Shafi’i mujtahid Imam, who was educated in Damascus, Alexandria and Egypt. Born in Cairo in 625 where he initialy studied under his father who was a Maliki and then after finishing studies there went on to Sultan al-'Ulama 'Izzu Din ibn 'Abd al-Salam, may Allah have mercy upon him, who was a Shafi' and therefore consequently Ibn Daqiq became a Shafi'i.
He was known for his impecable skills in memorising and his desire to
learn more. He became the renewer of the Seventh Islamic century. He
also studied under Ibn `Ata' Allah al-Isakandari, may Allah have mercy upon him, next to whom he was buried. Accounted as one of the greatest scholars in Islam in the fundamentals of law and belief, he wrote extensively in the areas of law, principles of jurispudence, hadith and tenets of faith.