Abu Salih as-Samman

Abu Salih as-Samman (Arabic: أبو صالح السمان) (died AH 101, CE 720) was an early Islamic scholar of Medinah. He was a narrator of Hadith is among the Tabi'un generation of Muslims.

Abu Salih as-Samman
أبو صالح السمان
Personal
Died720 CE (101 AH)
ReligionIslam
EraEarly Islamic era
RegionCaliphate
DenominationSunni

BiographyEdit

He was born during the reign of Umar ibn Al-Khattab, and was the freed slave of Juwayriyya - the wife of the Prophet Muhammad.[1] He resided in Medina and witnessed the siege of Uthman. He died in 101 AH at the end of the reign of Umar ibn Abd al-Aziz.[2]

TeachersEdit

He met many of the companions of Muhammad, and narrated hadith from:

StudentsEdit

Some of the people who narrated from him include:

ReceptionEdit

Ahmad ibn Hanbal said that he is considered Thiqa, (trustworthy in matters of hadith) and was greatly renowned and respected.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f Al-Dhahabi. Siyar a`lam al-nubala (in Arabic). p. 172.
  2. ^ Ibn Kathir. Bidayah wa al-Nihayah (in Arabic). Vol. 12. p. 723. وفيها توفي مع عمر بن عبد العزيز ربعي بن حراش، ومسلم بن يسار وأبو صالح السمان
  3. ^ Bukhari. al-Tārīkh al-Kabīr. Vol. 3. p. 260.
  4. ^ Ibn Hibban. Al-Thiqat (in Arabic). p. 222.
  5. ^ Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalani. Tahdhib al-Tahdhib (in Arabic). Vol. 3. p. 219. ثقة ثقة، من أجل الناس وأوثقهم

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