Allama ibn-e-kathir was a great muhaddis, mufassir and historian of his age. His tafseer tafseer ibn-e-kathir
The last book written according to the point of view on seerat-unnabvi(saw) is of Allama ibn-e-kathir’s seerat-un-nabvi. Allama ibn-e-kathir
was a great muhaddis, mufassir and historian of his age. His tafseer “tafseer
ibn-e-kathir” has a prominent place in the knowledge of tafseer. Likewise in
history he has a fomous book al-bidaya-wl-nihaya in fact he wrote a book as
seerah al nabviyyah consisting of four volumes then ge converted and
completed in a whole book of history that is known as al-bidaya-wlnihayh.(the beginning and the end)۔When Allama started compiling his book
on seerat, he has all Origin of the early age. He collected in his book all those
Ahadees and Rivayas that he considered authentic and reliable.
In the last he narrated prophet(saw) habits and manners. He was a great
scholar and faqeeh his book has a lot about fiqhiyyat-e-seerat , having a large
scope.There are a number of places in his book where he has discovered
orders and lesson from various ahadees that is proof of his being expert in
tafseer,hadees, fiqah and seerah.