Refrences

[11]. Ibn Abī ‘Āsim related it inas-Sunnah (p.607 # 1385); and Diyā’ Maqdisī inal-Ahādīth-ul-mukhtārah (3:151 # 948).

Ahmad bin Hambal related it with a fair (hasan ) chain of authorities inFadā’il-us-sahāhah (2:643 # 1093).

Ibn ‘Asākir narrated this tradition through Sa‘d bin Abī Waqās who mentioned the four qualities in detail inTārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45: 89-91).

[12]. Ibn Abī ‘Āsim related it inas-Sunnah (p.608 # 1386); Ibn Abī Shaybah,al-Musannaf (12:61 # 12127); and Diyā’ Maqdisī declared its chain of transmissionsahīh (sound) inal-Ahādīth-ul-mukhtārah (3:207 # 1008).

Ibn ‘Asākir narrated it inTārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:88,89).

[13]. Hākim narrated it inal-Mustadrak (3:371 # 5594), Bayhaqī,al-I‘tiqād wal-hidāyah ilā sabīl-ir-rishād ‘alā madhhab-is-salaf wa ashāb-il-hadīth (p.373); Ibn ‘Asākir,Tārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (27:76); Hindī,Kanz-ul-‘ummāl (11:332 # 31662); and Haythamī said inMajma‘-uz-zawā’id (9:107) that this tradition has been narrated by Bazzār through Nadhīr.

[14]. Ahmad bin Hambal related it inal-Musnad (5:347), andFadā’il-us-sahābah (2:584, 585 # 989); Nasā’ī,as-Sunan-ul-kubrā (5:130 # 8465),Khasā’is amīr-il-mu’minīn ‘Alī bin Abī Tālib (p. 86 # 78), andFadā’il-us-sahābah (p.14 # 42); Hākim,al-Mustadrak (3:110 # 4578); Ibn Abī Shaybah,al-Musannaf (12:84# 12181); Ibn Abī ‘Āsim,al-Āhad wal-mathānī (4:325, 326); Shāshī,al-Musnad (1:127); Tabarānī,al-Mu‘jam-ul-awsat (1:229 # 348); Muhib Tabarī,ar-Riyād-un-nadrah fī manāqib-il-‘ashrah (3:128); Abū ‘Ulā,Tuhfat-ul-ahwadhī (10:147); Abū Nu‘aym,Hilyat-ul-awliyā’ wa tabaqāt-ul-asfiyā’ (4:23); Ibn ‘Asākir,Tārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:142, 146-8); and Hindī inKanz-ul-‘ummāl (13:134 # 36422).

Ibn Kathīr said inal-Bidāyah wan–nihāyah (4:168; 5:457) that the tradition narrated by Nasā’ī has a sound chain of succession ( isnāduhū jayyid qawī ) and all of its narrators are of integrity ( rijāluhū thiqah ).

[15]. Ahmad bin Hambal related it inal-Musnad (4:372); Bayhaqī,as-Sunan-ul-kubrā (5:131); Haythamī,Majma‘-uz-zawā’id (9:104); Ibn ‘Asākir,Tārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:166); and Hindī inKanz-ul-‘ummāl (13:157 # 36485).

Tabarānī transmitted it through another chain of transmission inal-Mu‘jam-ul-kabīr (5:195 # 5068).

Ibn Kathīr graded its chain of authorities fine (jayyid ) in al-Bidāyah wan-nihāyah (4:172), and its men are those of thiqah (trustworthy) hadīth .

[16]. Ahmad bin Hambal related it inal-Musnad (4:368), andFadā’il-us-sahābah (2:586 # 992); Tabarānī,al-Mu‘jam-ul-kabīr (5:195 # 5070); Ibn ‘Asākir,Tārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:165); and Hindī inKanz-ul-‘ummāl (13:105 # 36343).

Nasā’ī has narrated this tradition through Sa‘d inKasā’is amīr-il-mu’minīn ‘Alī bin Abī Tālib (p.97 # 92) with a slight difference in the use of words.

Haythamī has referred to it inMajma‘-uz-zawā’id (9:107) that it has been narrated by Bazzar and its narrators are reliable (thiqah ).

Maymūn Abū ‘Abdullāh describes that Zayd bin Arqam (RA) related this tradition when someone asked him about ‘Alī (RA), and Hindī has reproduced this tradition inKanz-ul-‘ummāl (13:104, 105 # 36342).

[17]. Ibn Abī Shaybah related it inal-Musannaf (12:59 # 12121); Hindī,Kanz-ul-‘ummāl (13:137 # 32433); Ibn ‘Asākir,Tārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:169, 170, 172); and Ibn Kathīr has written inal-Bidāyah wan-nihāyah (4:173) that Dhahabī has graded it fair (hasan ).

Dhahabī narrated it through ‘Abdullāh bin Muhammad bin ‘Aqīl inSiyar a‘lām-in-nubalā ’, (7:570, 571), who said, “‘Alī bin Husayn, Muhammad bin Hanafiyyah, Abū Ja‘far and I were at Jābir’s house.” Dhahabī says that the text of the tradition is successive.

[18]. Ibn Abī ‘Āsim related it inas-Sunnah (p. 603 # 1360); Ibn ‘Asākir,Tārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:161, 162); and Hindī has said inKanz-ul-‘ummāl (13:140 # 36441) that Ibn Rāhawayh, Ibn Jarīr, Ibn Abī ‘Āsim and Mahāmilī narrated it inAmālī , and graded itsahīh (sound).

[19]. Tabarānī related it inal-Mu‘jam-ul-kabīr (3:67, 180, 181 # 2683, 3052; 5:166, 167 # 4971); Haythamī,Majma‘-uz-zawā’id (9:164, 165); Ibn ‘Asākir,Tārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:166, 167); Ibn Kathīr,al-Bidāyah wan-nihāyah (5:463); and Hindī inKanz-ul-‘ummal (1:188, 189 # 957, 958).

Ibn ‘Asākir related it from Sa‘d also inTārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:169).

[20]. Tabarānī transmitted it inal-Mu‘jam-ul-kabīr (2:357 # 2505); Haythamī,Majma‘-uz-zawā’id (9:106); Ibn ‘Asākir,Tārīkh Dimashq al-kabīr (45:179); and Hindī inKanz-ul-‘ummāl (13:138, 139 # 36437).