Abu Daud

Posted on 03/11/2012 by __socrates

ABU DA’UD ابو داود
Sulaiman Ibn al-Ash’as al-Sijistani; born at al-Basrab A.H. 202, and died A.H. 275. The compiler of one of the six correct books of the Sunni traditions, called Sunnan Abi Da’ud, which contains 4,008 traditions, said to have been carefully collated from 500,000. [TRADITIONS.]

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam