List of works by Abu Mikhnaf

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The list of Abu Mikhnaf’s works is the collection of writings by Lut b. Yahya b. Saʿid al-Azudi (d. 157/773-774), known as Abu Mikhnaf, a Shiite historiographer from Kufa. None of his works are available, but books have been attributed to him in encyclopedias and sources of bibliography. The most important famous work attributed to Abu Mikhnaf is an account of the Battle of Karbala titled Kitab maqtal al-Husayn (The book of al-Husayn’s martyrdom). In his al-Fihrist, Ibn al-Nadim attributes the following books to him:

1. Kitab al-ridda

2. Kitab futuh al-Sham

3. Kitab futuh al-Iraq

4. Kitab al-Jamal

5. Kitab Siffin

6. Kitab ahl al-Nahrawan wa al-Khawarij

7. Kitab al-gharat

8. Kitab al-Hurayth

9. Ibn Rashid wa Bani Najiya

10. Kitab maqtal Ali

11. Kitab maqtal Hujr b. 'Adi

12. Kitab maqtal Muhammad b. Abi Bakr wa Malik al-Ashtar wa Muhammad b. Abi Hudhayfa

13. Kitab al-shura wa maqtal 'Uthman

14. Kitab al-Mustawrid b. 'Ullafa (in several other books, Al-Maysur b. 'Alqama)

15. Kitab wafat Mu'awiya wa wilayat ibnihi Yazid wa waq'at al-Harra wa hisar Ibn al-Zubayr

16. Kitab al-Mukhtar b. Abi 'Ubayd

17. Kitab Sulayman b. surad wa 'Ain al-warda

18. Kitab marj rahit wa bay'a Marwan wa maqtal al-Dahhak b. Qays

19. Kitab Mus'ab wa wilayatuhu al-Iraq, Kitab maqtal Abdullah b. al-Zubayr

20. Kitab maqtal Sa'id b. al-'As

21. Kitab hadith ya Humayra wa maqtal Ibn al-'Ash'ath

22. Kitab Bilal al-khariji

23. Kitab Najdat Abi Qabil

24. Kitab hadith al-Azariqa

25. Kitab hadith Rustaqban

26. Kitab Shabib al-khariji wa Salih b. Musarrih

27. Kitab al-Mutrif b. al-Mughayira

28. Kitab Dayr al-Jamajim wa khal' Abd al-Rahman b. al-Ash'ath

29. Kitab Yazid b. al-Muhallab wa maqtaluhu bi al-'aqr

30. Kitab Khalid b. 'Abd Allah al-Qasri wa Yusuf b. 'Omar wa mawt Hisham wa wilayat al-Walid

31. Kitab Yahya

32. Kitāb al-Ḍaḥḥāk al-khārijī

In addition to those books, some scholars have attributed the following books to him as well:

1. Kitab Zayd b. Ali

2. Kitab al-Khawarij wa al-Muhallab b. Abi Sufra

3. Akhbar Mikhnaf b. Sulaym

4. Kitab al-Saqifa

5. Kitab futuh Khurasan

6. Kitab 'Akhbar al-Hajjaj

7. Kitab 'Akhbar Ibn al-Hanafiyya

8. Kitab 'Akhbar Muhammad b. Abi Bakr

9. Kitab 'Akhbar Ziyad

10. Kitab al-Shura

11. Kitab al-khutba al-Zahra'

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