History of the Hanbalites (Arabic: طبقات الحنابلة, romanized: Ṭabaqāt al-Ḥanābilah) is a biographical dictionary covering Hanbali scholars, written by Ibn Abi Ya'la (d. 1131 AD).  The book starts from the life of the founder Ahmad ibn Hanbal himself. Later Al-Hafiz Ibn Rajab (d. 1393 AD) wrote a sequel to this book under the name Continuation of the history of the Hanbalites (Dhayl ‘alá Ṭabaqāt al-Ḥanābilah). The Continuation covers those who died after 460 AH. Modern publishing may available in 4 volumes where two volumes is original book by Ibn Abi Ya'la and following two volumes from Ibn Rajab addition.
|Author||Ibn Abi Ya'la|
|Original title||طبقات الحنابلة|
|Publisher||al-Maʻhad al-Faransī lil-Dirāsāt al-ʻArabīyah, Dimashq|
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- Ṭabaqāt al-fuqahāʾ al-Ḥanābilah /. Maktabat al-Thaqāfah al-Dīnīyah. February 1998. ISBN 9789775250193.
- "Ibn Abī Yaʻlá, Abū al-Ḥusayn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, 1059-1131. Ṭabaqāt al-Ḥanābilah - LC Linked Data Service: Authorities and Vocabularies | Library of Congress, from LC Linked Data Service: Authorities and Vocabularies (Library of Congress)".
- Al-Dhayl ʻalá Ṭabaqāt al-Ḥanābilah /. Dār al-Kutub al-ʻIlmīyah. 1997.