Women Transmitters of Hadith in the Sixth Century

Mahdi Mehrizi

In the present article, ninety two women transmitters who related hadiths are extracted from two hadith books and introduced, followed by a chart of their geographical location. 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. The author renders a geographical approach to hadith and importance of geographical location concerning the relation of hadith.

Key Words: Hadith Transmitters, Geographical Location, Sixth Century, Women.

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