SA^ID bin Mansur Al-Marwazi
D 227 H
Sa^id bin Mansur bin Shu^bah Al-Marwazi or At-Taliqani then Al-Balkhi lived near Makkah. He authored the book As-Sunan. Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal praised him immensely. Harb Al-Karmani said, ‘He (Sa^id) dictated to me about ten thousand Hadith from his memory.’ Sa^id bin Mansur died in Makkah in Ramadan 227 H, while in his nineties.