- Main article: Hamza b. 'Abd al-Muttalib
According to a hadith mentioned in historical and hadith sources, it is written on the pillar of 'Arsh (throne) that Hamza is 'Asad Allah wa Asad Rasul Allah' (the Lion of God and the Lion of the Messenger of God (s)).
Imam Ali (a)
- Main article: Imam Ali (a)
The Prophet (s) also titled Imam Ali (a) as Asad Allah and Asad al-Rasul. In some sources, Imam Ali (a) is mentioned as Asad Allah al-Ghalib (the Lion of God, the Victorious).
Shi'a consider Asad Allah al-Ghalib a title of Imam Ali (a). Some Shi'a orators and preachers mention Imam Ali (a) as Asad Allah al-Ghalib in a prelude to their speeches.
- Layth is literally equivalent to "Asad" in Arabic, meaning "lion".
- The material for this article is mainly taken from اسدالله in Farsi WikiShia.