The edited text of ‘Umdat al-Nāẓir ‘alā al-Ashbāh wa’l-Naẓāʾir
A Critical Edition of ʿUmdat al-Nāzir ʿalā al-Ashbāh wa’l-Naẓāʾir - Khadiga Musa
Khadiga Musa [+]
Prince Muhammad bin Fahd University
Khadiga Musa is Assistant Professor at the Prince Muhammad bin Fahd University, Saudi Arabia. She received her PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Her interest is Quranic Studies, Hadith Studies and Islamic Law. Published work includes an article entitled 'Legal Maxims as a Genre of Islamic Law' (Brill: Journal of Islamic Law and Society 21, 2014) and, 'Hadith as Basis of Legal Maxims' (ABC – CLIO: Muhammad in the History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopaedia of the Prophet of God, ed. Fitzpatrick, C. & Walker, 2013).
The edited text of ‘Umdat al-Nāẓir ‘alā al-Ashbāh wa’l-Naẓāʾir that follows the present introduction includes Abū ’l-Suʿūd’s own brief introduction to his work, his commentary on Ibn Nujaym’s introduction to his Ashbāh, and his commentary on the six major qawāʿid included in Al-Ashbāh.