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Safiyya bt. Abd al-Muttalib

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Safiyya bt. Abd al-Muttalib
Personal Information
Full Name Safiyya bt. 'Abd al-Muttalib
Lineage Banu Hashim
Well-Known Relatives the Prophet (s) (cousin), al-Zubayr b. al-'Awwam (son)
Birth 53 years before Hijra/571-72
Muhajir/Ansar Muhajir
Place(s) of Residence Mecca, Abyssinia, Medina
Death/Martyrdom 20/641
Burial Place Al-Baqi' cemetery
Religious Information
Presence at Ghazwas Battle of Uhud, Battle of Khandaq, Battle of Khaybar
Migration to Abyssinia, Medina

Șafīyya bt. ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib (Arabic: صفيّة بنت عبدالمطّلب) (b. 53 BH/571 - d. 20/641) was the Prophet's (s) paternal aunt and al-Zubayr b. al-'Awwam's mother.

She helped Muslim fighters during the early battles after the emergence of Islam. She, also, killed a Jewish person who had come to fight Muslims in the Battle of Khandaq. She composed some poems as well.

She passed away in 20/641, during the caliphate of 'Umar b. al-Khattab and was buried in al-Baqi' cemetery.

The dome which was built on her tomb was destructed by Wahhabis.