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Al-Miqdad b. 'Abd Allah al-Hilli

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Full Name Al-Miqdad b. 'Abd Allah b. Muhammad al-Hilli al-Suyuri
Well-Known As Al-Fadil al-Miqdad
Lineage Banu Asad
Place of Birth Hillah
Death 826/1423
Burial Place Najaf
Scholarly Information
Professors Al-Shahid al-Awwal, Fakhr al-Muhaqqiqin
Students Ibn Qattan, al-Hasan b. Rashid al-Hilli
Works Irshad al-talibin ila nahj al-mustarshidin,Kanz al-'irfan fi fiqh al-Qur'an,Al-Nafi' yawm al-hashr fi sharh al-bab al-hadi 'Ashr,Al-Lawami' al-ilahiyya,...

Al-Miqdād b. ʿAbd Allāh b. Muḥammad al-Ḥillī al-Suyūrī (Arabic: المِقْداد بن عَبدالله بن محمد الحلّي السُیُوري) (d. 826/1423), known as al-Fāḍil al-Miqdād (Arabic: الفاضِل المِقداد) was a Shi'a jurist and theologian. He was born to a family from Banu Asad tribe in Suyur, a village of Hillah, Iraq. Having passed scholarly levels and having obtained spiritual virtues, he moved to Najaf, and stayed there to the end of his life. Al-Shahid al-Awwal was one of his most famous students.

Shaykh Muhammad b. Shuja' Qattan known as Ibn Qattan, and al-Hasan b. Rashid al-Hilli were among his students. His most prominent work in jurisprudence is Kanz al-'irfan fi fiqh al-Qur'an in which he examines jurisprudential verses of the Qur'an. His other book is al-Lawami' al-ilahiyya which is in theology.