SYRIAN WOMAN HADITH SCHOLAR: Bå’ i Khåtun bint Ali ad-Dimishqiyyah
Bå’ i Khåtun bint Ali ad-Dimishqiyyah: (775/1374-864/1461)
She was a lady hadith scholar from Syria who lived in Damascus and studied with Abu Bakr Al Mizzi and other scholars.
She had a large number of ijåzas (PhD equivalent Degrees) from Hadith Scholars both men and women.
She gave lectures in Syria and then in Cairo
She was a leader among her people and a woman of excellent character.
Excerpt from: Muslim Women, a Biographical Dictionary by Aisha Bewley