An-Nadr ibn Kinanah

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an-Nadr ibn Kinana
Known for Ancestor of the Quraysh tribe and the Islamic prophet Muhammad
Children Malik ibn an-Nadr
Parent(s) Kinanah ibn Khuzayma
Barra d. Murr

In Islamic tradition, an-Nadhr (النضر) was the ancestor of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

Ancestry[edit]

The tradition holds that "Muhammad was the son of 'Abdullah, b. 'Abdu'I-Muttalib (whose name was Shayba), b. Hashim (whose name was 'Amr), b. 'Abd Manaf (whose name was al-Mughira), b. Qusay (whose name was Zayd), b. Kilab, b. Murra, b. Ka'b, b. Lu'ay, b. Ghalib, b. Fihr, b. Malik, b. aI-Nadr, b. Kinana, b. Khuzayma, b. Mudrika (whose name was 'Amir), b. Ilyas, b. Mudar, b. Nizar, b. Ma'add, b. Adnan, b. Udd (or Udad),.... b. Ya'rub, b. Yashjub, b. Nabit, b. Isma'il b. Ibrahim, al-Khalil of the Compassionate."

Family[edit]

His father Kinana had four sons: al-Nadr, Malik, 'Abdu Manat, and Milkan. Nadr's mother was Barra d. Murr b. Udd b. Tabikha b. al-Yas b. Mudar; the other sons were by another woman.

Quraysh[edit]

It is also said that Quraysh tribe got their name from their gathering Nadr to his brothers after they had been separated, for gathering together may be expressed by taqarrush.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ibn Ishaq; Guillaume (1955). The Life of Muhammad: A Translation of Ibn Isḥāq’s sīrat. London. p. 4,41. ISBN 0195778286.