The phenomenon of millenniums in the Prophet's biography. The Iraqi Alfie is a model

ظاهرة الألفیات فی السیرة النبویة ۔ ألفیة العراقی نموذجاً

Authors

Keywords:

Alfia, Serrah, Hafiz Al-Iraqi, alfiatul Iraqi, seerah of Prophet.

Abstract

Seerah Of the Prophet (Peace be upon Him) has utmost importance in Islam, therefore scholars devoted themselves in memorizing preserving and propagating it by different ways, one of them is describing it in their poetry. Alfia is a type of Arabic poetry in which poet describes some kind of Arabic literature like Balagha, Nahw or seerah in about one thousand verses more or less. Many scholars penned the seerah of Holy Prophet in this way, one of most famous of them was Al-Hafiz Abdur Raheem Al-Iraqi (806 AH) well known as Hafiz Al-Iraqi a great hadith scholar, remarkable shafee jurisprudent and master of seerah studies in his time.

    Hafiz al-Iraqi was interested in describing the details of different Islamic sciences in verses of his poetry, he wrote four alfias in different sciences like ghareebul Quran, uloomul hadith, usoole fiqh and seerah.

This article throw light on Iraqi’s unique work of alfia in seerah, a critical review of his work by examining the actual worth and value of this and introducing the lost and forgotten jewel of Islamic library.

Author Biographies

Dr. Asif Raza, GC university Fsd.

Assistant Professor 

Department of Islamic Studies and Arabic

Dr. Imrana Shahzadi, GCW university Faisalabad

Assistant Professor 

Department of Islamic Studies

Published

2021-06-07

How to Cite

Raza, A., & shahzadi, I. . (2021). The phenomenon of millenniums in the Prophet’s biography. The Iraqi Alfie is a model: ظاهرة الألفیات فی السیرة النبویة ۔ ألفیة العراقی نموذجاً. The International Research Journal Department of Usooluddin , 5(1), 1-14. Retrieved from http://journalusooluddin.com/index.php/irjdu/article/view/138