AN-NASA‘I, Abu ^Abdur-Rahman Ahmad bin Shu^aib
Abu ^Abdur-Rahman Ahmad bin ^Ali bin Shu^aib bin ^Ali Al-Hafidh was born in 215H. In Nisa‘, a city in Khurasan. He became famous for the study of the methodology of Hadith, memorizing and mastering it. His book known as Sunan An-Nasa‘i is third to Sahih Al-Bukhari in terms of containing the least weak Hadith. He lived in Egypt then moved to Damascus in Syria and died in Makkah in the year 303 H.