Appendix 3 – Fatimahs who lived during the period before Islam

Appendix 2 – Those named Fatimah from the Tabi’at
December 3, 2019
Appendix 4 – An extract from the book Shajarat Tuba by Muhammad Mahdi al Ha’iri
December 4, 2019

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Appendix 3

Fatimahs who lived during the period before Islam

I begin first with those Fatimahs in the ancestry of the Messenger of Allah salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam.

 

Fatimah bint ‘Amr ibn ‘A’idh ibn ‘Imran ibn Makhzum

She is the closest of all these Fatimahs and is the mother of his father, ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abdul Muttalib.

 

Fatimah bint ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr ibn ‘Adwan

She is the mother of Salma, and Salma is the mother of ‘Abdul Muttalib ibn Hashim ibn ‘Abd Manaf—grandfather of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam.

 

Fatimah bint ‘Awf ibn Sa’d ibn Sayl (Khayr) ibn Hammalah ibn ‘Awf ibn ‘Amir al Jadir[1] al Azdi

She is the mother of Qusayy, the third grandfather of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam.

 

Fatimah bint ‘Awn ibn ‘Adi

She is the mother of Makhzum[2], after whom the Banu Makhzum are named, the maternal grandfather of the Prophet’s salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam father ‘Abdullah.

 

Fatimah bint Bilal ibn ‘Amr ibn Thumalah al Azdi

She is one of the grandmothers of ‘Abdul ‘Uzza ibn ‘Uthman Abdul Dar ibn Qusayy.

 

Fatimah bint ‘Awf ibn al Harith ibn ‘Abd Manah ibn Kinanah

She is one of the grandmothers of Asad ibn ‘Abdul ‘Uzza ibn Qusayy.

 

Fatimah bint ‘Amir ibn Zirab ibn ‘Ayyadhah

She is one of the grandmothers of the Prophet’s salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam father ‘Abdullah.

 

Fatimah bint Bujayd ibn Ru’as ibn Kilab ibn Rabi’ah

She is one of the grandmothers of Hashim—great grandfather of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam—ibn ‘Abd Manaf ibn Qusayy ibn Kilab.

 

Fatimah bint Rabi’ah ibn ‘Abdul ‘Uzza ibn Rizam ibn Jahwash ibn Muawiyah ibn Bakr ibn Hawazin

She is the mother of ‘Amr ibn ‘A’idh ibn ‘Imran ibn Makhzum, and one of the grandmothers of Hashim, great grandfather of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam.

 

Fatimah bint Nasr ibn ‘Awf ibn ‘Amr ibn Luhayy al Khuza’i

She is the mother of Hubayy bint Hulayl ibn Hubshiyyah al Khuza’i. Hubayy is the mother of ‘Abd Manaf ibn Qusayy.

 

Fatimah bint ‘Abdullah ibn Harb ibn Wa’ilah

She is one of the grandmothers of ‘Atikah bint ‘Amir ibn Zirab, one of the grandmothers of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam.

She is mentioned in the works of many who have written about those named Fatimah, most famous of them is Abu al Hussain Yahya al ‘Aqiqi al Madani—the famous genealogist—who passed away in 277 A.H in his book Akhbar al Fawatim. Similarly, Ibn Sa’d has mentioned her in his al Tabaqat under the discussion of those who were named Fatimah from the grandmothers of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, Ibn Habib in al Muhabbar, Ibn Hisham al Kalbi, and Ibn al Athir in al Kamil, etc.

 

Fatimah bint al Ahjam ibn Wandanah al Khuza’iyyah

A famous poetess from the period before Islam.

 

Fatimah bint al Kharshab al Anmariyyah

She was from the tribe of Ghatfan. There was an Arabian proverb about her, “More honourable than Fatimah bint al Kharshab.” She was the wife of Ziyad ibn Sufyan al ‘Absi.

 

Fatimah bint al ‘Ubaid ibn Tha’labah

Amongst the most virtuous of the women of her age.

 

Fatimah bint Murr al Khath’amiyyah

A poetess and fortune teller in Makkah from the period of ignorance. She could read and lived during the same time as ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abdul Muttalib—father of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam—and proposed to ‘Abdullah before he married Sayyidah Aminah.

 

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[1] He is the first to build a wall (Jidar) for the Ka’bah, thus he was called Jadrah.

[2] The Banu Makhzum were called the flowers of the Quraysh, the majority of the grandmothers of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam were from this clan.

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