شرح قطر الندى وبل الصدى
Qatrul Nada waballa as-Sada + Sabil al-Huda Bitahqiq Sharh Qatrul Nada
By: Imam Jamalu Din 'Abd Allah bin Hisham al-Ansari
Edited with Slight Commentry By: Muhammad Khayr T Halaby
Published by Dar al-Marefah, Beirut, Lebanon
A master book in the
science of 'Arabic Grammar, or also known as Nahw. Written by one of the experts
of this field, you can rest assured that there is nothing that comes even close
in its vivid explanation, in its break down of the terminologies as well as
laying out the foundational structure of nahw. This work was origanaly written
as a basic work for students that needed direct approach to Arabic Grammar.
However after a short while the author compiled an explanation on it so as to
further ease the understanding of the student..
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IDEAL FOR THE STUDENTS IN NAHW (ARABIC GRAMMAR).
al-shaykh Abu Muhammad 'Abd Allah Jamalu Din bin Ahmad bin 'Abd Allah bin Hisham
al-Ansari was born in the month of Dhul Qihdah 708 Hijri, which is in agreement
with 1309 A.D. He was born in Egypt. He quickly became a lover of knowledge as
youn age and would just sit with scholars and in the circles of study. Imam Ibn
Hajar al-Asqalani mentions him in his book al-Durar al-Kamina that he took
knowledge from all the great scholars of his time such as Taj al-Tabrizi, Taj
al-Fakahani, Shuhab ibn al-Marhal and Ibn Jama'ah. His students didn't not
become well known but however it was testified that a lot of scholars from Egypt
took from him. He quickly became famous for his works in the science of arabic
grammar, such as:
* Mughni al-Labib 'an Kutub al-'a'arib,
* Awdhah al-Masalik ila al-Fiyyat ibn Malik.
* Sharh al-Burdah.
He wrote over 28 titles or works in regards to Nahw, Sarf and Lughah, all being
in the science of Arabic Grammar.
His fame was not limited to Egypt but quickly reached in the lands of east and
west. While mentioning this, Imam Ibn Hajar al-'Asqalani quotes ibn Khaldum
saying: 'Everywhere we went in Morocco we would hear that there has come from
Egypt an unparalleled scholar in the science of Arabic Grammar, not even reached
He was a Shafi'i in Madh-hab and later became lenient towards the Hanbali
Madh-hab. He passed away in friday evening 5th of Dhil Qa'dah 761 which is in
agreement with 1360 A.D. .