Ibn Sa ‘d. Al-Ṭabaqāt al-kubrā: caliph Abū Bakr al-Ṣiddīq (transl. by Arcady I. Kokonov and Muhammad al-Tayyar, scientific editing and introd. by Pavel V. Basharin)

Arkady Kokonov, Muhammad Al-Tayyar, Pavel Basharin

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24848/islmlg.06.1.01

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This issue begins the publication of translation of one chapter from al-Kitāb al-Ṭabaqāt al-kubrā (Great book of the Classes) of the renowned Muslim biographer Ibn Sa‘d (d. 845). This book is famous sources of biographical literature in early Islamic time. It gave the information on 4250 persons from the beginning of Islam down to the time of Ibn Sa‘d. The chapter on the first from the rightly guided caliph (rashidun) Abū Bakr is one from the full and detailed biographies of this book.


Sufism; Biography; Translation

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24848/islmlg.06.1.01