Aqil b. Abi Talib
|Aqil b. Abi Talib|
|Full Name||'Aqil b. Abi Talib b. 'Abd al-Muttalib|
|Well-Known Relatives||The Prophet (s) (cousin), Imam Ali (a) (brother), Abu Talib (Father)|
|Birth||10 years after 'Am al-Fil|
|Place(s) of Residence||Mecca, Medina, Kufa, Syria|
|Presence at Ghazwas||Battle of Muta, Battle of Hunayn|
|Known for||Being one of Sahaba, Brother of Imam Ali (a)|
ʿAqīl b. Abī Ṭālib (Arabic: عقیل بن أبي طالب) was one of the Prophet's (s) companions (sahaba), Imam Ali's (a) brother, and Muslim's father. He was a great genealogist of Quraysh, and was quick at repartees.
'Aqil was a son of Abu Talib b. 'Abd al-Muttalib. According to one of his offspring's names, his kunya was Abu Yazid. Based on reports, he was 20 years older than Imam Ali (a). Therefore, his birth had been 10 years after 'Am al-Fil. He was a genealogist of Quraysh. 'Aqil was quick at repartees and talked back to his interlocutors whoever they were.
|Family tree of the Prophet (s)|