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Personal Information
Full Name Hasan b. Zayn al-Din al-Amili
Teknonym Abu Mansur
Epithet Jamal al-Din
Religious Affiliation Twelver Shi'a
Well-Known Relatives al-Shahid al-Thani (his father) • Sahib al-Madarik (his nephew)
Birth 959/1552
Studied in LebanonNajaf
Death 1011/1602-3
Burial Place Jaba'
Scholarly Information
Permission for Hadith
Transmission to
al-Sayyid Najm al-Din al-Amili
Works Ma'alim al-din wa maladh al-mujtahidin

Ḥasan b. Zayn al-Dīn al-ʿĀmilī(Arabic: حسن بن زين الدين العاملي), well-Known as Sāḥib al-Maʿālim (صاحب المعالم) (b. 959/1552 - d. 1011/1602-03) was the son of al-Shahid al-Thani and one of the Shi'a faqihs of the eleventh/seventeenth century. His most famous book is Ma'alim al-din wa maladh al-mujtahidin.

Biography

Hasan b. Zayn al-Din was born in Ramadan 17, 959/Sempember 16, 1552 in Jaba' located in the area of Jabal Amel.[1] His father, al-Shahid al-Thani, was martyred when he was a child.[2] He and his nephew, Sayyid Muhammad al-Musawi al-Amili (Sahib al-Madarik) were classmates. He composed a lament for Sahib al-Madarik when he passed away.[3] Hasan b. Zayn al-Din had a good memory, good handwriting, and poetic talent.[4]

He passed away in 1011/1602-03[5] and was buried in Jaba'.[6]

Scholarly Activities

He has narrated hadiths from Ali b. Hasan al-Amili, al-Husayn b. 'Abd al-Samad al-Harithi, Ali b. Sayyid Fakhr al-Din al-Hashimi al-Amili, Ahmad b. Sulayman al-Amili and al-Shahid al-Thani.[7] He has given permission of narration to Sayyid Najm al-Din al-Amili.[8] One of his uncommon fatwas is al-Wujub al-Ayni (the individual duty) of Friday Prayer during the Major Occultation.

Professors

Students

  • Sayyid Najm al-Din b. Muhammad al-Husayni al-Musawi al-Sakiki
  • Sayyid Ali b. Najm al-Din b. Muhammad al-Husayni al-Amili
  • Shaykh Ahmad b. Ali b. Sayf al-Din al-Amili

Works

  • Ma'alim al-din wa maladh al-mujtahidin
  • al-Risalah al-Ithna Ashariyya fi al-salat
  • Jawab al-masa'il al-madaniyyat
  • Risalah fi man' taqlid min al-mayyit
  • al-Ijazat
  • Mishkat al-qawl al-sadid fi tahqiq ma'na al-ijtihad wa al-taqlid[11]

Notes

  1. Āfandī, Rīyāḍ al-ʿulamāʾ, vol. 1, p. 233-234.
  2. Āfandī, Rīyāḍ al-ʿulamāʾ, vol. 1, p. 227.
  3. Muḥaddith, Nujūm al-samāʾ, vol. 1, p. 6.
  4. Āfandī, Rīyāḍ al-ʿulamāʾ, vol. 1, p. 228; Muḥaddith, Nujūm al-samāʾ, vol. 1, p. 9.
  5. Āfandī, Rīyāḍ al-ʿulamāʾ, vol. 1, p. 233-234.
  6. Muḥaddith, Nujūm al-samāʾ, vol. 1, p. 9.
  7. Āfandī, Rīyāḍ al-ʿulamāʾ, vol. 1, p. 226.
  8. Āfandī, Rīyāḍ al-ʿulamāʾ, vol. 1, p. 226.
  9. Āfandī, Rīyāḍ al-ʿulamāʾ, vol. 1, p. 227.
  10. Muḥaddith, Nujūm al-samāʾ, vol. 1, p. 7.
  11. Āfandī, Rīyāḍ al-ʿulamāʾ, vol. 1, p. 232.

References

  • Āfandī, ʿAbd Allah b. ʿIsā Biyg. Rīyāḍ al-ʿulamāʾ. Qom: Kitābkhāna-yi Āyatollah Marʿashī al-Najafī, 1401 AH.
  • Muḥaddith, Hāshim et.al. Nujūm al-samāʾ fī tarājim al-ʿulamāʾ. Tehan: Sāzmān-i Tablīghāt-i Islāmī, 1424 AH.