Rayta bint Abi Talib

Rayṭah bint Abī Ṭālib (Arabic: رَيْطَة بِنْت أَبِي طَالِب‎) was a companion and first cousin of the Islamic Nabi (Prophet) Muhammad.[1][2][3]

Rayṭah bint Abī Ṭālib
(Arabic: رَيْطَة بِنْت أَبِي طَالِب‎)
Known forbeing a relative and Companion of Muhammad
Parent(s)Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (father)
Fatimah bint Asad (mother)
RelativesMuhammad (paternal cousin)
Aqil (brother)
Ali (brother)
Talib (brother)
Fakhitah (sister)
Jumanah (sister)

FamilyEdit

She was the youngest daughter of Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib and Fatimah bint Asad. She was also known as "Asmā’",[2] and she was probably the same daughter known as "Umm Ṭālib" (Arabic: أُمّ طَالِب‎), indicating that she had a son named Talib.[3]

HistoryEdit

In 628 CE, Muhammad assigned Umm Talib an income of 40 wasqs from Khaybar.[1][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ibn Ishaq, Muhammad (1955). Ibn Ishaq's Sirat Rasul Allah – The Life of Muhammad. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 522. ISBN 978-0-1963-6033-1. Translated by A. Guillaume
  2. ^ a b Muhammad ibn Saad (1967), Kitab al-Tabaqat al-Kabir, 1, Delhi: Kitab Bhavan, p. 135 Translated by Haq, S. M.; Parts I & II
  3. ^ a b c Muhammad ibn Saad (1995), "The Women of Madina", Kitab al-Tabaqat al-Kabir, 8, London: Ta-Ha Publishers, p. 35 Translated by Bewley, A.