Nawawī, 1233-1277

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1233-10
Death 1277-12-22
Syrians
Arabic

Biographical notes:

One of the greatest authorities of the Shāfiʻī school; author of a famous biographical dictionary.

From the description of Kitāb al-adhkār : manuscript, [1369] [electronic resource] / taʼlīf al-shaykh al-imām al-ʻālim al-fāḍil al-ḥibr al-baḥr al-ḥāfiẓ al-ʻallāmah Abī Zakarīyā Muḥyī al-Dīn Yaḥyá ibn Sharaf ibn Mirá al-Nawawī. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756441395

From the description of Kitāb al-adhkār : manuscript, [1369] / taʼlīf al-shaykh al-imām al-ʻālim al-fāḍil al-ḥibr al-baḥr al-ḥāfiẓ al-ʻallāmah Abī Zakarīyā Muḥyī al-Dīn Yaḥyá ibn Sharaf ibn Mirá al-Nawawī. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34366825

A collection of forty Hadiths (deeds and sayings of the Prophet Muḥammad) intended to summerize the Islamic doctrines, selected by al-Nawawī (a famous and prolific Muslim scholar from the village of Nawá in Ḥawrān, Syria, an authority on Hadith and Islamic law) mostly from al-Bukhārī's al-Jāmiʻ al-ṣaḥīh and Muslim ibn al-Ḥajjāj al-Qushayrī's al-Jāmiʻ al-ṣaḥīḥ. The selection is followed by "Bāb al-Ishārāt ilá ḍabṭ al-alfāẓ al-mushkilāt" (A chapter on the explanation of the difficult and problematic words in the selected Hadiths) (folios 5b-7b). Provenance and date not mentioned, probably copied in the 18th century.

From the description of Arbaʻūn Ḥadīthan, [17--?]. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 713042067

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  • Islam
  • Hadith--Authorities--Early works to 1800
  • Hadith
  • Hadith--Criticism, interpretation, etc.--13th century
  • Theology--Tradition--Corpuses
  • Theology--Koran--Reading
  • Hadiths--Texts
  • Muslim scholars--Certification--15th century
  • Theology--Law--Shafiʻi
  • Arabic language and literature--Lexicography
  • Theology--Dogmatics
  • Manuscripts, Arabic
  • Islamic law--Terminology--Early works to 1800
  • Arabic
  • Muslim scholars--Certification--History--Sources
  • Hadith--Early works to 1800
  • Islamic binding
  • Hadith--Criticism, interpretation, etc.--History--13th century--Sources
  • Theology--Prayer
  • Islamic law--Interpretation and construction--13th century
  • Islamic law--History--13th century--Sources
  • Shafiites
  • Theology--Tradition--Forty traditions
  • Theology--Tradition--Science of
  • Hadith--Criticism, interpretation, etc.--Early works to 1800
  • Shafiites--Early works to 1800
  • Islam--Doctrine--Early works to 1800

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