Is Ibn Ishaq authentic?

Is Ibn Ishaq authentic?

In hadith studies, Ibn Isḥaq’s hadith (considered separately from his prophetic biography) is generally thought to be “good” (ḥasan) (assuming an accurate and trustworthy isnad, or chain of transmission) and himself having a reputation of being “sincere” or “trustworthy” (ṣadūq).

What is the Sira Ibn Ishaq?

Ibn Ishaq (d. c. 773 CE): Selections from the Life of Muhammad. This biography of Muhammad – a Sira – was written by Ibn Ishaq, an Arab who lived in the century after Muhammad did, dying around 151 AH (that is, about 773 CE). It is one of the few full biographies of the Prophet.

Who wrote Ibn Ishaq?

Ibn Isḥāq, in full Muḥammad Ibn Isḥāq Ibn Yasār Ibn Khiyār, (born c. 704, Medina, Arabia—died 767, Baghdad), Arab biographer of the Prophet Muḥammad whose book, in a recension by Ibn Hishām, is one of the most important sources on the Prophet’s life.

Who first wrote about Muhammad?

Muhammad ibn Jarir al-Tabari (d. 923) wrote the well-known work History of the Prophets and Kings, whose earlier books include the life of Muhammad, which cite Ibn Ishaq.

Who wrote first biography of Muhammad?

Muhammad Ibn Ishaq’s
It is Muhammad Ibn Ishaq’s ‘Sirat Rasul Allah’ which is recognised as the first comprehensive biography of Muhammad (S). Compiled, written and published in eighth century Arabia, the first translation of the biography appeared in Germany in 1864 by Heidelberg professor Gustav Weil.

How do you write Ishaq in Arabic?

Ishak, Ishaq or Eshaq ([ /ˈɪsħɑːk/ ] ISS-hahk; Arabic: إسحاق / ALA-LC: Isḥāq) is a surname and masculine given name, the Arabic form of Isaac.

Why is Ibn Hisham famous?

The nisba Al-Baṣri means “of Basra”, in modern Iraq….Ibn Hisham.

Abu Muhammad ‘Abd al-Malik bin Hisham
Region Basra and Egypt
Main interest(s) Prophetic biography
Notable work(s) The Life of the Prophet
Muslim leader