فتح المغيث بشرح ألفية الحديث
Fathul Mughith bisharh Alfiyyat al-Hadith : Arabic Only
By  Imam Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Abdirrahman Al-Sakhawi al-'Iraqi
Tahqiq & Talif: Shaykh Ali Husain Ali
Hardback 1842 Pages
5 Volumes Set
Published by Maktabat As-Sunnah
About The Book
This title is an commentary of a poetic smaller work written by the author himself which is simply known as Alfiyyat al-'Iraqi. The Alfiyyat was also written so as to simplify for the students of hadith an earlier work written by Imam Ibn Salah which was also known as Muqadimmat Ibn al-Salah. The Alfiyyat being a 1000 poem line in regards to Hadith terminology was explained by numerous scholars beside the author. Among the are Shaykhal Islam Zakariya al-Ansari, Imam Suyuti, Imam Ibn Jama'ah, Imam al-'Ayni and Imam al-Sakhawi. The later being the best commentary ever to be written on this work..
About the Author
Shams al-Din Muhammad ibn `Abd al-Rahman al-Sakhawi (1428/831 AH - 1497/902 AH) was a reputable Shafi'i, hadith scholar and historian who was born in Cairo. "Al-Sakhawi" refers to the village of Sakha in Egypt, where his relatives belonged. He was a prolific writer that excelled in the knowledge of hadith, tafsir, literature, and history. His proficiency in hadith has its influences trace back heavily on his Shaykh; Al-Hafidh Ibn Hajar al-'Asqalani. He died in Medina.
Among his works are:
* al-Daw` al-Lami`
* Al-Tuhfah al-latifah fi Tarikh al-Madinah al-Sharifah (التحفة اللطيفة في تاريخ المدينة الشريفة): About Madinah al-Munawwara.
* Fath al-Mugeeth bi Sharh Alfiyat al-Hadith (Al-'Iraqi)
* Al-Daw' al-lami` li ahli al-Qarni al-Tasi
* Al-Jawahir wa al-Durar fi Tarjamat Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Hajar (al-Asqalani) ("Pearls and Diamonds: the Biography of Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Hajar of `Asqalan")
* Al-Maqasid al-Hasanah,
* Ashratu Sa'ah (Signs of the Day of Judgment) - which has been recently reprinted with 'Tahqiq' by Muhammad al-'Aqeel.
* Al-rihlah al-Halabīyah wa tarājimihā (الرحلة الحلبية وتراجمها)
* Al-rihlah al-Makkīyah (الرحلة المكية)
* Al-rihlah al-Sakandarīyah (الرحلة السكندرية)
* Al-baladaniyat al-'alīyāt (البلدنيات العليات): A book where he records the names of 80 towns he visited and took knowledge from its scholars.
* Bughyat al-rāwī bi-man akhadha 'anhu al-Sakhawi (بغية الراوي بمن أخذ عنه السخاوي) or Al-imtinān bi-shuyūkh Muhammad ibn `Abd al-Rahman (الامتنان بشيوخ محمد بن عبد الرحمن): A dictionary that lists the names of all his teachers.