Abu `Abdullah Muhammad Ibn ‘Omar Ibn Waqid al-Aslami. His surname is derived from his grandfather's name Waqid and thus he became famous as al-Imam al-Waqidi. Al-Waqidi was an early Muslim historian and biographer of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad specializing in his campaigns. Al-Waqidi served as a judge (qadi) for Harun al-Rashid and Al-Ma'mun. His history books are the earliest and some of the most detailed history books on Islam.
Abu `Abdullah Muhammad Ibn ‘Omar Ibn Waqid al-Aslami
أبو عبد الله محمد بن عمر بن واقد
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