Early Islam

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم


This section holds translated source materials of relevance to the study of early Islam within its first centuries, not necessarily Shiʿi in orientation.  


Muṣannaf ʿAbd al-Razzāq - Selection of narrations from the collection of ʿAbd al-Razzāq al-Sanʿānī  (d. 211)

Muṣannaf Ibn Abī Shayba - Selection of narrations from the collection of Abū Bakr b. Abī Shayba (d. 235)

Collected Works of Abū Jaʿfar Ibn al-Bakhtarī - Collection of ḥadīth dictations from Abū Jaʿfar Ibn al-Bakhtarī (d. 339)

Tafsīr Muqātil b. Sulaymān - A commentary on the Quran by Muqātil b. Sulaymān (d. 150), considered to the earliest complete surviving tafsīr