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Sunday, January 19, 2014

Amr bin Salamah bin al-Haarith al-Koofi




Name:

عمرو بن سلمة بن الحارث الهمداني ويقال: الكندي الكوفي والد يحيى بن عمرو

Amr bin Salamah bin al-Haarith al-Hamdaani, and it is said: Al-Kindi al-Koofi – the father of Yahya bin Amr

Tabaqah: 3 - From the Middle Level of Taabi'een

Death: 85 H

Narrated by: Al-Bukhaari in Adab al-Mufrad

Teachers: Salamah bin Rabee’ah al-Baahili, Abdullah bin Mas’ood, Ali bin Abi Taalib, Abu Moosa al-Ash’aree etc.

Students: Aamir bin Sharaaheel ash-Sha’bee, His son (Yahya bin Amr bin Salamah), Yazeed bin Abi Ziyaad etc.

Status: Thiqah

Opinions of Ahl ul-Jarh wat Ta’deel:

Those who praised him:

1-    Imaam Muhammad bin Sa’d (D. 230) said:

كان ثقة قليل الحديث
“He was Thiqah, Qaleel ul-Hadeeth”
[ Tabaqaat al-Kubra (6/171)]

2-    Imaam Abu al-Hasan al-Ijlee (D. 261) said:

تَابِعِيّ ثِقَة
“Taabi’ee Thiqah”
[ Thiqaat by Ijlee (1385 & 1990)]

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

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

ثقة
“Thiqah”
[ Taqreeb (5041)]

Those who criticized him:

None

Conclusion:

Amr bin Salamah is Thiqah with consensus.

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