Shayba ibn Hashim (c. 497–578), better known as Abd al-Muttalib was an Arab tribal leader who served as chieftain of the Banu Hashim. He was the grandfather of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
Early life[change | change source]
His father was Hashim ibn 'Abd Manaf. His mother was Salma bint Amr. Hashim died before Abd al-Muttalib was born.
Chieftain of Banu Hashim[change | change source]
When Muttallib died, Abd al-Muttalib succeeded him as the chieftain of the Banu Hashim. Following his uncle al-Muṭṭalib.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Muhammad ibn Saad. Kitab al-Tabaqat al-Kabir. Translated by Haq, S. M. (1967). Ibn Sa'ad's Kitab al-Tabaqat al-Kabir Volume I Parts I & II. Delhi: Kitab Bhavan.
- ↑ "Banu Najjar". Retrieved 20 October 2018.
- ↑ Muhammad ibn Ishaq. Sirat Rasul Allah. Translated by Guillaume, A. (1955). The Life of Muhammad. Oxford University Press.