An-Nasai (214 – 303 AH; c. 829 – 915 CE) was a noted collector of hadith. He wrote one of the six canonical hadith collections recognized by Sunni Muslims, Sunan al-Sughra, or "Al-Mujtaba", which he selected from his "As-Sunan al-Kubra". He was a Persian by origin.
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- "Hadith and the Prophet Muhammad". islam.uga.edu.
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