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Al-Darimi (181 AH – 255 AH/ 869 CE) was a Muslim scholar and Imam of Persian origin. His best known work is Sunan al-Darimi, a book collection of hadith.

Abu Muhammad Abdullah Bin Abdur Rahman Al-Darimi
ابومحمد عبدالله بن عبدالرحمن الدارمي
Personal
Born181 A.H. (797 CE)
Died255 A.H. (869 CE)
ReligionIslam
DenominationSunni[1]
CreedAthari
Main interest(s)Hadith studies
Notable work(s) Sunan al-Darimi
OccupationMuhaddith, Hadith compiler, Islamic scholar

BiographyEdit

Abu Muhammad Abdullah Bin Abdur Rahman Bin Fadhl Bin Bahraan Bin Abdus Samad At Tamimi Ad Darimi As Samarqandi, commonly known as Imam Darimi, came from the family tribe of Banu Darim Bin Maalik Bin Hanzalah Bin Zaid Bin Manah Bin Tamim.[2] He is also known as Imam Tamimi, in relation to Tamim Bin Murrah, who was amongst the ancestor of Banu Darim.[3]

As stated by Darimi "I was born on the same year in which Imam Abdullah Bin Mubarak had died. And Abdullah Bin Mubarak died in 181 A.H."[4]

ِAl-Darimi transmitted hadiths from Yazid ibn Harun [ar], Abd Allah ibn Awn, and others. A number of scholars transmitted hadiths from him, including Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, Abu Dawood, Al-Tirmidhi, and Abu Zur’a al-Razi.

WorksEdit

  • Sunan al-Darimi - Some from among his collections of the Prophet Muhammad's ahadith.
  • Tafsir al-Darimi - Imam Zahbi mentioned the work in Siyar A'lam al-Nubala[5] Not extant
  • Al-Jami'a - Khatib al-Baghdadi has mentioned this in his Ta'rikh al-Baghdad.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dhahabi, Imam. Siyar 'Alam al-Nubala [ed. Shu'ayb al-Arnaut]. 17. p. 558.
  2. ^ (Lubbul Lubaab – Volume 1 – Page 308)
  3. ^ (Al Ansaab – Volume 1 – Page 478)
  4. ^ (Tahzibul Kamaal – Volume 15 – Page 216)
  5. ^ (Sir A'lam al-Nubala - Volume 12 - Page 228)
  6. ^ (Ta'rikh al-Baghdad - Volume 10 - Page 29)

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