Al-Waqidi

Full name: 
Abu `Abdullah Muhammad Ibn ‘Omar Ibn Waqid al-Aslami
Arabic name: 
أبو عبد الله محمد بن عمر بن واقد
Date of birth: 
780
Date of death: 
822

Al-Wāqidī, in full Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn ʿUmar al-Wāqidī    (born 747, Medina, Arabia [now in Saudi Arabia]—died 823, Baghdad, Iraq), Arab historian, author of the Kitāb al-maghāzī, a well-known work on the military campaigns (al-maghāzī) of the Prophet Muhammad.

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