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Saturday, 04 July 2015 02:19

Imam Ashshafi^iyy

He is the Imam and Mujtahid Muhammad the son of Idris the son of al-^Abbas the son of ^Uthman the son of Shafi^ the son of as-Sa’ib the son of ^Ubayd the son of ^Abdu-Yazid the son of Hashim the son of al-Muttalib the son of ^Abdu-Manaf the son of Qusayy the son of Kilab the son Murrah the son of Ka^b the son of Lu’ayy the son of Ghalib the son of Fihr the son of Malik the son of an-Nadr the son of Kinanah the son of Khuzaymah the son of Mudrikah the son of Ilyas the son of Mudar the son of Nizar the son of Ma^ad the son of ^Adnan. He was called ash-Shafi^iyy in reference to one of his great grandfathers whose name was Shafi^, who was a companion and the son of a companion. It was said he was born in Ghazzah of Hashim, and it was said he was born Yemen in the year 150 after the Hijrah and died in Egypt the eve of Thursday, and it was said he died the eve of Friday during the end of the Islamic month of Rajab, in the year 204 AH. May Allah have vast mercy upon him. Refer to “Manaqib ash-Shafi^iyy” authored by Ibn Abi Hatim and “Manaqib ash-Shafi^iyy” authored by al-Bayhaqiyy.