Important features of Tareekh-e-Ibne Asakir

  • Muneer Ahmed Chief Editor


This article aims at general introduction and analysis of important features of
a book named:"Tareekh-e-Ibne Asakir" or the so called "tareekh-o-demashq",
or the history of Damascus city. The book is containing 80 volumes, and a
huge number of material regarding different sciences, i.e. the science of
Hadith, the science of Rijaal (the chain of narrators), the science of Prophet's
biography (Seera), and the science of history in general. As the named book is
that much important, and a prominent source of Hadith, we here in this article
are focusing on its main features regarding narrations mentioned by the