Asmå’ : Umar ibn Al Khattabs niece: Hadith transmitter

 

Asmå’ bint Zayd Al Khattab al-Adawiyya: The daughter of the elder brother of Umar ibn Khattab. She transmitted hadith.

Abu Dawud reports her hadith.

It is said that she was one of the Tabi’un although Ibn Hibban and Ibn Manda considered her to be one of the Companions. (Died 105/723)

Excerpt: Muslim Women : A biographical Dictionary

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About Kaukab Siddique PhD

Professor of English, World Literature and Journalism at Lincoln University. Research specialization in Women and Islam

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