Women’s Narrations in Usul Arba’a and Sihah Sitta

Mahdi Mehrizi

According to rijal sources, women hadith transmitters are less in number than men. However, it requires separate research to determine whether the hadiths transmitted by them are less or not. In the present article, one hundred twenty one women transmitters who related hadiths are introduced, followed by the hadiths they transmitted. Hence, it becomes evident that women played an important role in transmitting hadith since they transmitted a considerable number of hadiths, such hadiths are noteworthy with regard to their content and the social influence they exerted, and they are prominent in the history of Islam, due mainly to their personality.

Key Words: Usul Arba’a, Sihah Sitta, Women’s Narrations.

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