Ibn Sa'ds ; Kitab al-Tabaqaat al-Kabir, [2 Volumes]
Hardback (Total - 1138 pages) 2 Volume Set,
by Muhammad Ibn al-Sa'd,
Translated into English by Moin-ul-Haq.Description
Muhammad Ibn Sa'd, May Allah be pleased with him
, is the compiler of one of the most earliest biographical dictionaries. The most popular of his works is the huge collection of biographies of noteworthy men and women from the time of the Beloved Prophet Muhammad, May Allah bless him and grant him peace, to his time known as Kitaab at Tabaqaat al Kabeer
(The Great Book of Generations).
The Kitab al-Tabaqat al-Kabir is one of the most important and earliest surviving biographical collections of narrations, and has been used by Islamic scholars as a reference to present day. The work contains over several thousand [sirat
] biographies of noteworthy Muslims, of which several hundred are of women.
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Muhammad ibn Sa'd ibn Mani'
al-Baghdadi, Radi Allahu ta'ala anhu
or Ibn Sa'd (Arabic: ابن سعد), often
called Katib ul-Waqidi, the scribe of
Waqidi. Ibn Sa'd was born in the year
168AH / 784CE) and died in 230AH /
845CE. He was a Sunni Muslim scholar
of Islam and an Arabian biographer,
who received his training in the tradition
from al-Waqidi and other celebrated
He lived for the most part in Baghdad, and had the reputation of being both
trustworthy and accurate in his writings, which, in consequence, were much used by
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