The Women of Madina - at Tabaqat al Kabir Volume 3
“deals exclusively with the women who met the Prophet Muhammad, blessings and peace be on him and on his family and Companions, or who transmitted from him.”
Which deals exclusively with the women who met the Prophet Muhammad, blessings and peace be on him and on his family and Companions, or who transmitted from him. this storehouse of information gives readers a vivid taste and feel for the lifestyles and characteristics of the people of Madinah at the time of the Prophet (pbuh). Some of the Many issues discussed in this book include: The manner in which the prophet received women's allegiance The Wives, Daughters, Aunts of the Prophet Women Companions of the Prophet Various Other Topics concerning Women About Muhammad Ibn Sa’d Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Sa'd is one of the earliest authorities on Muslim biography. He was born in 168AH in Basra, and died in 230 AH (845) at the age of 62. He moved to Baghdad where he studied under various people, specially Muhammad ibn Umar al-Waqidi. He came to be known as the secretary of al-Waqidi because of his close connection to him. He also visited Kufa and Madina in the course of his quest for Knowledge. The Translator: Aisha Abdurrahman at Tarjumana Bewley is one today’s most prolific translators of classical Arabic work into English. Aisha Bewley not only understands Arabic but she is also aware of the basic meanings and nature of teachings and history of Islam. Her knowledge is born of experience and direct transmission, not merely academic theory and learning by rote. For more than twenty-five years she has been concerned with making the contents of many classical works in Arabic more Accessible to English-speaking readers for the first time, including Ash-Shifa of Qadi “Iyad.