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Schools Sunni Ash’ari Maturidi Traditionalism. He is portrayed as an incredibly studious individual who was unceasing in his pursuit for knowledge and legal understanding.

Isma’il ibn Jafar Abu Yusuf wrote Usul al-fiqh. Umar ibn Abdul Aziz raised and taught by Abdullah ibn Umar. Abu Yusuf lived in Kufa and Baghdadin what is now Iraqduring the 8th century.

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Muhammad — prepared the Constitution of Medinataught the Quranand advised his companions. According to one story, Abu Yusuf was able to provide sound advice pertaining to religious law to a government official who rewarded him generously and kiyab him to the caliph, Harun al-Rashid.

Sunni schools of law. While the caliph took some suggestions and ignored others, the overall effect was to limit the ruler’s discretion over the tax system.


Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr taught and raised by Aisha. Ibn Majah wrote Sunan ibn Majah hadith book. Retrieved February kgaraj, Appointed judge in Baghdad, later chief justice qadi al-qudat under Abbasid caliph Harun al-Rashid with authority to appoint judges in the empire.

Farwah bint al-Qasim Abu Bakr’s great grand daughter Jafar’s mother.

Abu Yusuf’s Kitab al-kharaj (Taxation in Islam)

Sign up to receive email alerts from Oxford Islamic Studies Online. His mother disapproved of his abh desires, insisting that he master some trade the art of tailoring, according to some source so as to help make ends meet.

This made the position of Grand Qadi analogous to a modern-day chief justice. Abd Allah ibn Abbas taught.

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Subscriber Services Contact Us Help. Umar second caliph taught. Abu Yusuf lived in Kufa until he was appointed Qadi in Baghdad.

The Kitab al-Athar is a collection of Kufian traditions ahadith which he narrated. The doctrine of Abu Yusuf was more dependent on traditions ahadith than his master, iitab part because there were more authoritative prophetic traditions available to him in his time.

His writings and prominent political positions helped advance the Hanafi school of Islamic law throughout the Islamic empire.

The Koran Interpreted, a translation by A. Ahmad ibn Hanbal — wrote Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal jurisprudence followed by Sunni khqraj hadith books. His most famous work was Kitab al-Kharaja treatise on taxation and fiscal problems of the state.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Portion of work devoted to international law. Muhammad al-Bukhari wrote Sahih al-Bukhari hadith books.

Salim ibn Abd-Allah ibn Umar taught. Urwah ibn Zubayr died taught by Aisha, he then taught. What is known is that Abu Yusuf became a close acquaintance of Abbasid caliph, Harun al-Rashidwho eventually granted him the title of Grand Qadiyusf Qadi ‘l-qudat; the first time such a title had been conferred upon someone in Islamic history.

Select Translation Selections include: He served as the chief judge qadi al-qudat during reign of Harun al-Rashid. The Oxford Dictionary of Islam Covers the religious, political, and social spheres of global Islam in the modern world. Jerusalem Mecca Medina Mount Sinai. Malik ibn Anas — wrote Muwattajurisprudence from early Medina period now mostly followed by Sunni in Africa and taught.

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