مغازی معمر بن راشدتعارف و تجزیہ
Introduction and Analysis of Maghazi Ma'mar Bin Rashid
Ma'mar Bin Rashid (714 CE) was born in Basra. Ma'mar was belonged to wing of powerful Arab clan Azd. That wing name Hādān was comprised over people who were once slaved. Azd clan had a strong hold on Ma'mar birthplace, Basra and adjacent area like Oman. Like other scholars of that age Ma'mar was also a Persian descendent. Basra was not a Persian city indeed but built as a miltiray camp for Arab Army over the ruin of some dwellings. Beside the river bank and beneath the stones of Basra the ruin of wahshat Abad UrdShair was laying. Book Al-Magazi written by Ma'mar bin Rashid on life of Prophet Muhammad pbuh is considered a highly notable work of that era. This literary work got importance from many dimensions. This work achieved high value as oldest, fine and classical piece of work on Prophet Muhammad pbuh life. It dates back to second century after Hijra. It also reflects the culture and civilization of that era. It is recorded in Arabic language. This book is not only useful for scholars but for common people too. This book contains sufficient material about the history of Prophet Muhammad PBUH companions. So as a primary source it is inevitable to explore which types of efforts were made by early Muslims to record and repress-ent Prophet Muhammad PBUH life. Introduction and analysis of Ma'mar work will be done in following lines.