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Saturday, December 28, 2013

Ahmed bin Ibraaheem bin Muhammad bin Abdullah bin Bakkaar al-Busri




Name:

أحمد بن إبراهيم بن محمد بن عبد الله بن بكار بن عبد الملك القرشى العامرى البسرى ، أبو عبد الملك الدمشقى

Ahmed bin Ibraaheem bin Muhammad bin Abdullah bin Bakkaar bin Abdul Malik al-Qurashi al-Aamri al-Busri, Abu Abdul Malik ad-Dimashqi

Tabaqah: 11 - From Middle Level of those who narrated from Taba Taabi'een

Death: 289 H

Narrated by: Nasaa'ee

Teachers: Ibraaheem bin Sa’d al-Johari, Ibraaheem bin Muhammad bin Abdullah al-Qurashi (his father), Ibraaheem bin Muhammad al-Faryaabi, Abu Mus’ab az-Zuhri, Abu Maalik al-Ashja’ee, Abdul Malik bin Shu’ayb bin al-Layth bin Sa’d al-Misri, Amr bin Hafs al-Bazzaaz, Muhammad bin Abdullah bin Bakkaar al-Qurashi ad-Dimashqi (his grandfather), Abu al-Jamaahir Muhammad bin Uthmaan, Muhammad bin Aa’idh and others.

Students: Nasaa’ee, Abu al-Hasan Ahmed bin Umayr bin Yoosuf bin Josaa ad-Dimashqi, Qaadhi Abu Bakr Ahmed bin Marwaan ad-Daynuwari al-Maaliki (the author of the book Al-Mujaalisah), Abu al-Qaasim Sulemaan bin Ahmed bin Ayyoob at-Tabaraani, Abu al-Qaasim Ali bin Ya’qoob bin Abi al-Aqib al-Hamdaani, Abu Ja’far Muhammad bin Amr bin Moosa bin Muhammad bin Hammaad al-Uqaylee, Abu Awaanah Ya’qoob bin Ishaaq al-Asfaraaini and others.

Status: Thiqah

Opinions of Ahl ul-Jarh wat Ta’deel:

Those who praised him:

1-    Imaam Al-Nasaa’ee (D. 303) said:

لا بأس به
“There is nothing wrong in him”
[ Masheekhah an-Nasaa’ee (P. 57)]

2-    Imaam Abu al-Qaasim Ibn Asaakir (D. 571) said:

كان ثقة
“He was Thiqah”
[ Taareekh Dimashq (71/18)]

3-    Imaam Shams ud-Deen adh-Dhahabi (D. 748) said:

صدوق
“Sadooq”
[ Al-Kaashif (3)]

4-    Haafidh Ibn Hajar al-Asqalaani (D. 852) said:

صدوق
“Sadooq”
[ Taqreeb (4)]

Those who criticized him:

None

Conclusion:

Ahmed bin Ibraaheem al-Busri is Thiqah.

Ahmed bin Ibraaheem bin Katheer ad-Dauraqi al-Baghdaadi




Name:

أحمد بن إبراهيم بن كثير بن زيد بن أفلح بن منصور بن مزاحم العبدى ، أبو عبد الله الدورقى النكرى البغدادى ، مولى عبد القيس

Ahmed bin Ibraaheem bin Katheer bin Zayd bin Aflah bin Mansoor bin Muzaahim al-Abdi, Abu Abdullah ad-Dauraqi al-Nukri al-Baghdaadi, Mawla Abd al-Qays

Tabaqah: 10 - From Major level of those who narrated from Taba Taabi'een

Death: 246 H

Narrated by: Muslim – Abu Dawood – Tirmidhi – Ibn Maajah

Teachers: Hushaym bin Bushayr, Yazeed bin Zuray’, Jareer bin Abdul Hameed, Hafs bin Ghiyaath, Ismaa’eel bin Ulayyah, Wakee bin al-Jarraah, Ibn Fudayl, Yazeed bin Haaroon, Ishaaq bin Yoosuf al-Azraq, Abdur Rahmaan bin Mahdi, Yahya bin Ma’een, Bahz bin Asad, and many others.

Students: Muslim, Abu Dawood, Tirmidhi, Ibn Maajah, Al-Haytham bin Khalf ad-Dauri, Muhammad bin Muhammad bin Badr al-Baahili, Abu al-Qaasim al-Baghawi, Yahya bin Muhammad bin Saa’id, Baqi bin Makhlad, Abu Ya’la al-Mawsali, Ibn Abi Dunya and many others.

Status: Thiqah Haafidh, author of books

Opinions of Ahl ul-Jarh wat Ta’deel:

Those who praised him:

1-    Imaam Abu Haatim ar-Raazi (D. 275) said:

صدوق
“Sadooq”
[ Al-Jarh wat Ta’deel by Ibn Abi Haatim (2/39)]

2-    Imaam Al-Nasaa’ee (D. 303) said:

لا بأس به
“There is nothing wrong in him”
[ Masheekhah an-Nasaa’ee (P. 62)]

3-    Imaam Ibn Hibbaan (D. 354) mentioned him in Kitaab ath-Thiqaat (1/2)

4-    Imaam Abu Ya’la al-Khaleeli (D. 446) said:

ثقة متفق عليه
“Thiqah agreed upon”
[ Al-Irshaad by al-Khaleeli (2/602)]

5-    Haafidh Abu Abdullah Ibn Khalfoon (D. 636) mentioned him in his Kitaab ath-Thiqaat.
[ Ikmaal Tahdheeb al-Kamaal (1/12-13)]

6-    Imaam Abu Ja’far al-Ukaylee (D. 322) said:

ثقة
“Thiqah”
[ Tahdheeb at-Tahdheeb (1/10)]

7-    Imaam adh-Dhahabi (D. 748) said:

الحَافِظُ، الإِمَامُ، المُجَوِّدُ، المُصَنِّفُ
“Al-Haafidh al-Imaam al-Mujawwid al-Musannif”
[Siyar A’laam al-Nabula (12/130)]

8-    Haafidh Ibn Hajar al-Asqalaani (D. 852) said:

ثقة حافظ
“Thiqah Haafidh”
[Taqreeb (3)]

Those who criticized him:

None

Conclusion:

Ahmed bin Ibraaheem ad-Dauraqi is Thiqah Haafidh

Ahmed bin Ibraaheem bin Khaalid al-Mawsali




Name:

أحمد بن إبراهيم بن خالد أبو علي الموصلي

Ahmed bin Ibraaheem bin Khaalid Abu Ali al-Mawsali

Tabaqah: 10 - From Major level of those who narrated from Taba Taabi'een

Death: 236 H

Narrated by: Abu Dawood – Ibn Majaah in al-Tafseer

Teachers: Ibraaheem bin Sa’d az-Zuhri, Ibraaheem bin Sulemaan Abu Ismaa’eel al-Mu’addab, Ibraaheem bin Sulemaan, Ismaa’eel bin Ulayyah, Ja’far bin Sulemaan ad-Duba’ee, Hammaad bin Zayd, Abu al-Ahwas Sallaam bin Sulaym, Shareek al-Qaadhi, Abdullah bin Ja’far bin Najeeh al-Madeeni the father of Ali al-Madeeni, Muhammad bin Thaabit al-Abdi, Abu Awaanah al-Waddaah bin Abdullah al-Yashkari, Abdullah bin al-Mubaarak, Yazeed bin Zuray’ and others.

Students: Abu Dawood as-Sijistaani, Ibn Abi Dunya, Ahmed bin al-Hasan as-Soofi, Abu Ya’la al-Mawsali, Abdullah bin Ahmed bin Hanbal, Abu al-Qaasim Abdullah bin Muhammad bin Abdul Azeez al-Baghawi, Abu Zur’ah ar-Raazi, Abu Ja’far Muhammad bin Abdullah bin Sulemaan al-Hadrami al-Koofi famously known as Mutayyan, Abu Ahmed Muhammad bin Abdoos bin Kaamil as-Siraaj and others.

Status: Thiqah

Opinions of Ahl ul-Jarh wat Ta’deel:

Those who praised him:

1-    Imaam Yahya bin Ma’een (D. 233) said:

ليس به بأس
“There is nothing wrong in him”
[ Al-Jarh wat Ta’deel by Ibn Abi Haatim (2/39), Al-Ilal by Abdullah bin Ahmed (3857)]

In another place, Ibn al-Junayd asked Imaam Yahya bin Ma’een about Haarith an-Naqqaal and Ahmed bin Ibraaheem al-Mawsali, so he said:

ثقتان، صدوقان
“They both are Thiqah Sadooq”
[Su’aalaat Ibn al-Junayd (119)]

2-    Imaam Ibn Hibbaan (D. 354) mentioned him in Kitaab ath-Thiqaat (1/2)

3-    Imaam Shams ud-Deen adh-Dhahabi (D. 748) said:

الإمام، الثقة
“He is Imaam, Thiqah”
[ Siyar A’laam al-Nabula (11/35)]

4-    Haafidh Ibn Hajar al-Asqalaani (D. 852) said:

صدوق
“Sadooq”
[ Taqreeb (1)]

Those who criticized him:

None

Conclusion:

Ahmed bin Ibraaheem is Thiqah Sadooq.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Husayn bin Abdullah bin Dumayrah al-Himayree al-Madani


Name:

الحسين بن عبد الله بن ضميرة بن أبي ضميرة سعد الحميري المدني

Al-Husayn bin Abdullah bin Dumayrah bin Abi Dumayrah Sa’d al-Himayree al-Madani

Tabaqah: 6 - From the contemporaries of Minor Taabi'een

Teachers: Abdullah bin Dumayrah, Amr bin Yahya bin Ammaarah, Katheer bin Ja’far bin Abi Katheer etc.

Students: Ahmed bin Muhammad bin Bakkaar, Anas bin Iyyaad, Ibraaheem bin Muhammad bin Sama’aan, Ismaa’eel bin Abi Uways, Bishr bin Numayr, Abdullah bin Maslamah bin Qa’nab, Zayd bin al-Hubbaab and others.

Status: Kadh-dhaab (Liar)

Opinions of Ahl ul-Jarh wat Ta’deel:

Those who criticized him:

1-    Imaam Yahya bin Ma’een (D. 233) said:

لَيْسَ بِشَيْءٍ
“He is nothing”
[ Al-Majroheen by Ibn Hibbaan (1/244), Al-Jarh wat Ta’deel (3/58), Chain Saheeh]

In another place, he said:

ليس بثقة، ولا مأمون
“He is neither Thiqah nor Ma’moon”
[Al-Kaamil by Ibn Adee (3/226)]

At another place, he said:

كذاب ليس حديثه بشيء
“He is a Liar, his hadeeth is nothing”
[Taareekh Ad-Dauri (1108) & Al-Kaamil (3/226), Ad-Du’afa al-Kabeer lil Uqaylee (1/246), Chain Hasan]

2-    Imaam Ali bin Abdullah al-Madeeni (D. 234) – Imaam Bukhaari said:

تركه علي وأحمد
“Ali (al-Madeeni) and Ahmed have abandoned him”
[Taareekh al-Awsat with reference from Ta’jeel al-Munfa’ah (96)]

3-    Imaam Ahmed bin Hanbal (D. 241) said:

متروك الحديث
“Matrook ul-Hadeeth”
[ Al-Kaamil by Ibn Adee (2/336), Al-Jarh wat Ta’deel (3/58), Chain Hasan]

In another place, he said:

ليس بشيء
“He is nothing”
[Al-Ilal (4922)]

4-    Imaam Muhammad bin Ismaa’eel al-Bukhaari (D. 256) said:

مُنكر الحديثِ
“Munkar ul-Hadeeth”
[ Al-Taareekh al-Kabeer by al-Bukhaari (2/388) & Ad-Du’afa as-Sagheer (1/47)]

At another place, he said:

ضَعِيفٌ ذَاهِبُ الْحَدِيثِ
“Da’eef, strayed away in hadeeth”
[Al-Ilal al-Kabeer lil Tirmidhi (1/394)]

5-    Imaam Ibraaheem bin Ya’qoob al-Juzjaani (D. 259) said:

ما ينبغي أن يحدث عنه
“It is not befitting to (even) narrate from him”
[ Ahwaal ur-Rijaal lil Juzjaani (1/216)]

6-    Imaam Abu Zur’ah ar-Raazi (D. 264) said:

ليس بشئ ضعيف الحديث، اضرب على حديثه
“He is nothing, Da’eef ul-Hadeeth, cross over his hadeeth”
[ Al-Jarh wat Ta’deel by Ibn Abi Haatim (3/58)]

7-    Imaam Abu Haatim ar-Raazi (D. 275) said:

ترك الناس حديث الحسين بن ضميرة وهو عندي متروك الحديث كذاب
“People have abandoned the hadeeth of al-Husayn bin Dumayrah, and he is Matrook ul-Hadeeth Kadh-dhaab according to me”
[ Al-Jarh wat Ta’deel by Ibn Abi Haatim (3/58)]

8-    Imaam Al-Nasaa’ee (D. 303) said:

متروك الحديث
“Matrook ul-Hadeeth”
[ Al-Kaamil (3/226)]

9-    Imaam Ibn Hibbaan (D. 354) said:

يَرْوِي عَن أَبِيهِ عَن جده بنسخة مَوْضُوعَة
“He narrates a fabricated nuskhah from his father from his grandfather”
[ Al-Majroheen by Ibn Hibbaan (1/244)]

10-          Imaam Abu Ahmed bin Adee al-Jarjaani (D. 365) said:

هو ضعيف منكر الحديث وضعفه بين على حديثه
“He is Da’eef Munkar ul-Hadeeth; his weakness in his hadeeth is evident”
[ Al-Kaamil by Ibn Adee (3/231)]

11-          Imaam Abu Ja’far al-Ukaylee (D. 322) mentioned him in Ad-Du’afa and said:

الغالب على حديثه الوهم والنكارة
“Error and Oddness is dominant over his hadeeth”
[ Ad-Du’afa al-Kabeer lil Uqaylee (1/246)]

12-          Haafidh Ibn Hazm al-Andalusi (D. 456) said:

حُسَيْنَ بْنَ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ فِي غَايَةِ السُّقُوطِ وَالِاطِّرَاحِ بِاتِّفَاقِ أَهْلِ النَّقْلِ
“Husayn bin Abdullah is at the peak of failure and abandonness with the consensus of the people of narration”
[ Al-Muhalla by Ibn Hazm (7/495)]

13-          Imaam Ibn Abdil Barr al-Andalusi (D. 463) said:

وحسين هذا متروك الحديث مجمع على ضعفه
“This Husayn is Matrook ul-Hadeeth; there is a consensus on his weakness”
[ Al-Istidhkaar by Ibn Abdil Barr (2/189)]

14-          Haafidh Ibn Daqeeq al-Eed (D. 702) said:

وحسين هذا متروك الحديث
“This Husayn is Matrook ul-Hadeeth”
[ Al-Imaam by Ibn Daqeeq (3/514)]

15-          Haafidh Ibn Abdil Haadi (D. 744) said:

وقد أجمعوا على تكذيبه
“They have unanimously agreed upon his being a Liar”
[ Tanqeeh ut-Tahqeeq (2/191)]

16-          Haafidh Abu al-Fadl al-Iraaqi (D. 806) said:

حُسَيْنٌ هَذَا مَتْرُوكُ الْحَدِيثِ
“This Husayn is Matrook ul-Hadeeth”
[ Tarh at-Tathreeb (2/173)]

17-          Haafidh Noor ud-Deen al-Haythami (D. 807) said:

هُوَ مَتْرُوكٌ كَذَّابٌ
“He is Matrook Kadh-dhaab”
[ Majma az-Zawaaid (4/107)]

18-          Imaam Shams ud-Deen adh-Dhahabi (D. 748) mentioned a Matrook narrator and after that he mentioned this Husayn and said:

أوهى من الذي قبله
“He is even worse than the previous one”
[ Deewaan ad-Du’afa (1/88)]

19-          Imaam Ibn al-Jaarood (D. 307) said:

كذاب ليس بشيء
“Kadh-dhaab, he is nothing”
[ Lisaan al-Meezaan (3/173)]

20-          It is said that Imaam Maalik bin Anas al-Madani also called him a Liar [See, Ad-Du’afa al-Kabeer lil Uqaylee] but its chain is weak, wallahu a’lam.

Those who praised him:

1-    Muhammad bin al-Muthanna narrated that:

سَمِعْتُ عَبْدَ الرَّحْمَنِ يُحَدِّثُ عَنْ حُسَيْنِ بْنِ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ ضُمَيْرَةَ
“I heard Abdur Rahmaan (bin Mahdi) narrating from Husayn bin Abdullah bin Dumayrah”
[Ad-Du’afa al-Kabeer lil Uqaylee (1/246), Chain Saheeh]

Conclusion:

Husayn bin Dumayrah is Kadh-dhaab and Matrook with consensus.