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Asim ibn Umar (Arabic: عاصم بن عمر‎) (628–689) is the son of Umm Kulthum bint Asim and Umar, the second Sunni Caliph.

This article is not about Asim ibn Umar ibn Qatada ibn al-Nu`man al-Ansari's (d. 120 or 129).[1]


Asim ibn Umar was one of the Tabi‘in and one of the narrators of hadith.

A hadith attributed to Malik from Yahya ibn Said reports:[citation needed]

A woman of the Ansar was married to Umar ibn al-Khattab. She bore Asim ibn Umar to him, and then he separated from her. Umar came to Quba and found his son Asim playing in the courtyard of the mosque. He took him by the arm and placed him before him on his mount. The grandmother of the child saw him and argued with Umar about the child so they went to Abu Bakr as-Siddiq. Umar said, 'My son.' The woman said, 'My son.' Abu Bakr said, 'Do not interfere between a child and its mother.' Umar did not repeat his words. Yahya said that he heard Malik say, "This is what I would have done in that situation.[2]


Among his children are


  1. ^ Various Issues About Hadiths
  2. ^ Al-Muwatta, 37 6.6
  3. ^ Sahih Bukhari "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-11-28. Retrieved 2006-11-13.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)