Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: I have been reading the tafsir of surah Tahrim by Imam Suyuti. For the details check out the following post: Muhammad the Womanizing Sensualist In fact, Muhammad’s sexual lusts even led him to go against his own instructions. When the Prophet (ﷺ) sent his envoy to the Patriarch of Alexandria soon after the Truce of Hudaibiya in Dhu al-Qa‘da 6/March 628 he besides lending an ear, treated the envoy with honor and sent him back with gifts for the Prophet (ﷺ). Secondly, some historians have mentioned that Maria’s mother was of Roman (European) descent (kanat ummuha rumiya) which is why she was notably fair complexioned and had curly hair. Among the gifts was a young Coptic girl Maria whom the … [24] To mention the father-daughter relation more regular word bint is used regardless of age of the daughter. Of all the reports mentioning ‘marriage-relation’ with Egyptians this one alone can be deemed reliable. The final child that our Prophet salla Allahu alayhi wa sallam was blessed with was Ibrahim. ‘Abdullah b. Etruscans Transported Bees by Boat to Reach the Best Flowers! 3 Problems to Remember When Trying to Find Atlantis, Three Crushed To Death In Ancient Egyptian Monastery Collapse. In particular, it is alleged that Hafsa became upset when the Prophet was intimate with Maria the Copt in … The Prophet's Meeting with Bahira: A Critical Study of Narrations, 5. [1] We choose to use the word ‘concubine’ even though it appears archaic in our day. Among the gifts was a young Coptic girl Maria whom the Prophet (ﷺ) chose for himself and established conjugal relations with. The new study could reshape history, since it openly challenges the “out of Africa theory.”. It can, therefore, safely be concluded that being veiled does not establish the wife status. 6819, [14] Zubair b. al-Bakkar, al-Muwaffaqiyat (Beirut: ‘Alam al-Kitab, 1996) No. Maria was born in upper Egypt of a Coptic father and Greek mother and moved to Monday , December 21 2020 / 6th Jumada I, 1442 A.H. Maria, the Copt: Prophet Muhammad’s Wife or Concubine? See, al-Turifi, ‘Abdul ‘Aziz, al-Taqrir fi Asanid al-Tafsir, (Riyadh: Dar al-Minhaj, 2011) 67-68, Reported by ‘Urwah b. al-Zubair: Ibn Sa‘d, al-Tabaqat a-Kubra, (Beirut: DKI, 1990) Vol.8, 151, [5] Al-Andalusi, Ibn Hazm, al-Muhalla bil Athar, (Beirut: Dar al-Fekr, n.d.) Vol.7, 505; Vol.8, 215; Ibn Hazm termed it ‘sahih al-sanad’ and ‘jayyid al-sanad.’ Ibn Hazm has the report with an isnad different from that with Ibn Majah etc. On the contrary, while explaining the context of Surah al-Tahrim Verse 2 several early scholars mentioned the incident of Maria in the house of Hafsa and in doing so they referred to Maria as a concubine/female-slave. According to the historian Ibn Saad, both sisters converted to Islam while on their way to Arabia with the encouragement of Hatib ibn Abi Balta'ah, who had been sent as a messenger to a governor of Egypt. The place was later named ‘Orchard of Umm Ibrahim.’[9]. Seerah – 97 Maria the Copt & Death of Ibrahim. [3] al-Maqdisi, Dia Uddin, al-Ahadith al-Mukhtara, (Beirut: Dar al-Kidr, 2000) Vol.1, 299-300, Hadith 189; quoted and classified as sahih by Ibn Kathir in his tafsir under Qur’an 66:2, [4] Reported by Ibn ‘Abbas: Al-Tabari, Ibn Jarir, Jami‘ al-Bayan fi Tafsir al-Qur’an, (Beirut: al-Resalah Publishers, 2000) Vol.23, 477-478; al-Baihaqi, Abu Bakr, al-Sunan al-Kubra, (Beirut: DKI, 2003) Hadith 15075; Ibn al-Jawzi, Abu al-Farj, al-Tahqiq fi Ahadith al-Khilaf, (Beirut: DKI, 1415 AH) Vol.2, 379; It comes through an isnad involving ‘Atiyah al-‘Awfi and his descendants. Maria the Copt /the concubine thread Thread Tools #1. He gifted Shirin to Hassan b. Thabit …[14], Likewise, there is no suggestion of Prophet (ﷺ) having married Maria in Zubair b. al-Bakkar’s dedicated work on Prophet’s (ﷺ) wives.[15]. Finances of the Prophet's Family, 2. 367) & Vol.33, 102-108 (No. هناك حقيقة مثبتة منذ زمن طويل وهي أن المحتوى المقروء لصفحة ما سيلهي القارئ عن التركيز على الشكل الخارجي للنص أو شكل توضع الفقرات في الصفحة التي يقرأها. The basis of the suggestion is a report about Prophet’s (ﷺ) marriage with Safiyya bt. Sham‘un for himself. Jahsh died in the year 20/641. Here we analyze the arguments of this relatively new opinion and analyze their comparative strength against the positive arguments of the traditional position on the issue. Most people are familiar with the story of Atlantis, the legendary sunken city as described by the ancient Greek philosopher Plato. Further, Abu Basra was himself not sure of the actual words of the Prophet (ﷺ). Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Maria) is forbidden unto me.’ She said, ‘Do you forbid yourself what Allah has made lawful to you?’ He replied, ‘By Allah I will not be intimate with her.’ ‘Umar said, ‘He did not have intimacy with Maria whereas Hafsa mentioned it to ‘Aisha upon which Allah revealed, ‘Allah has already sanctioned (a way) for you (believers) to absolve yourselves from your oaths’’ (Qur’an 66:2)[3]. ‘Abdullah and, therefore, their statements have greater significance. [38] al-‘Asqalani, Ibn Hajar, al-Isabha fi Tamyiz al-Sahaba, (Beirut: DKI, 1415) Vol.8, 311 where he quotes the report of Ibn Sa‘d with the words, كان يطؤها بملك اليمين، وضرب عليها مع ذلك الحجاب. 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