AT–TABARANI, Sulaimman bin Ahmad
Abul-Qasim, Sulaiman bin Ahmad bin Ayyub bin Mutair Al-Lakhmi At–Tabarani was born in 260 H. in Tabariya As-Sham. He was an authoritative Imam and narrated Hadith from more than one thousand scholars. He left Ash-Sham to acquire the knowledge of Hadith and spent thirty-three years of travelling in its pursuance. He authored many interesting and amusing books, among them are Al-Mu^jam Al-Kabir, Al-Mu^am Al-Awsat, and Al-Mu^jam As–Saghir. At–Tabarani lived in Asfahan and died there on 27th Dhul-Qa^dah, 360 H.