Posted by: Seeker of the Sacred Knowledge | May 16, 2011

Some Books of Imam al-Suyuti


1. Abwab al Sa`ada Fi Asbab al-Shahada <1987>
   The Gates of Felicity in the Causes of the Witnessing to Oneness
2. Al-Ashbah wa al-Naza’ir fi Furu` al-Shafi`iyya
    Similarities in the Branches of the Law Within the Shafi`i School
3. Al-Ashbah wa al-Naza’ir fi al-`Arabiyya
   
Similarities in Arabic
4. Al-Ahadith al-Hisan fi Fadl al-Taylasan <1983>
    The Beautiful Narrations Concerning the Merit of the Male Headcovering
5. Al-Fawz al-`Azim fi Liqa’ al-Karim <1994>
    The Tremendous Victory in Meeting the All-Generous
6. Alfiyya al-Suyuti al-Nahwiyya <1900>
    The Thousand-Line Poem on Philology
7. Alfiyya al-Suyuti fi Mustalah al-Hadith <1988>
    The Thousand-Line Poem on Hadith Nomenclature
8. `Amal al-Yawm wa al-Layla <1987>
    Supererogatory Devotions for Each Day and Night
9. Al-Itqan fi `Ulum al-Qur’an <1996>
    Precision and Mastery in the Sciences of the Qur’an
10. Anis al-Jalis <1874>
     The Familiar Companion
11. Al-`Araj fi al-Faraj <1988>
     A Commentary on Ibn Abi al-Dunya’s `The Deliverance’, a work on hope and joy
12. Al-Arba`un Hadith fi Qawa`id al-Ahkam al-Shar`iyya <1986>
     Forty Narrations on Basic Legal Rulings
13. Asbab al-Nuzul <1983>
     Causes of Qur’anic Revelation (verse by verse)
14. Asbab Wurud al-Hadith <1988>
     Causes and Circumstances of Hadith
15. Isbal al-Kisa’ ala al-Nisa <1984>
     Women and the Donning of Cover
16. Asrar Tartib al-Qur’an <1976>
     The Secret in the Ordering of the Qur’an
17. Al-Aya al-Kubra fi Sharh Qissa al-Isra’ <1985>
     The Great Sign: Commentary on the Story of the Prophet’s  Night Journey
18. `Ayn al-Isaba fi Istidrak `A’isha `ala al-Sahaba <1988>
      Exactitude Itself in `A’isha’s Rectification of the Companions
19. Azhar al-Mutanathira fi al-Ahadith al-Mutawatira <1951>
     The Most Prominent of the Reports Concerning the Narrations of Mass Transmission
20. Al-Bahir fi Hukm al-Nabi Salla Allah Alayhi wa Sallam <1987>
     The Dazzling Light of the Prophet’s Rulings
21. Al-bahja al-mardiyya fi sharh al-alfiyya <1980>
      The pleasing beauty: commentary on Muhammad ibn `Abd Allah Ibn Malik’s (“d. 1274 CE”). Alfiyya or thousand-
      line poem on grammar
22. Bulbul al-rawda <1981>
      Chronicle on al-Rawda, Egypt
23. Bushra al-Ka’ib bi liqa’ al-Habib <1960>
     The consolation of the sad with the meeting of the Beloved
24. Al-Dibaj ala Sahih Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj <1991>
     Two-volume commentary on Sahih Muslim
25. Al-Durar al-Muntathira fi al-ahadith al-mushtahara <1988>
     The scattered pearls of famous narrations; also published as
         al-Nawafih al-`atira fi al-ahadith al-mushtahara <1992>
           The fragrant scents of famous narrations
26. Al-durr al-manthur fi al-tafsir bi al-ma’thur
     The scattered pearls: A commentary of Qur’an based on transmitted reports
27. Duruj al-munifa fi al-aba’ al-sharifa <1916>
     The outstanding entries concerning the Prophet’s ancestors
28. Fadd al-wi`a’ fi ahadith raf` al-yadayn fi al-du`a <1985>
     The emptying of the vessel concerning raising the hands when making supplication
29. Al-ghurar fi fada’il `Umar <1991>
     The blazing highlights of `Umar’s merits
30. Al-haba’ik fi akhbar al-malaik <1985>
     The celestial orbits or the reports concerning the angels
31. Haqiqa al-sunna wa al-bid`a aw al-amr bi al-ittiba` wa al-nahi `an al-munkar <1985>
     The reality of Sunna and innovation or the ordering of obedient following and the prohibition of evil
32. Al-Hawi lil-fatawi fi al-fiqh wa-`ulum al-tafsir wa-al-hadith wa-al-usul wa-al-nahw wa-al-i`rab wa-sa’ir al-
      funun
<1933>
      The collected legal decisions in jurisprudence, Qur’anic commentary, hadith, principles, language, and other sciences
33. Al-hujaj al-mubayyana fi al-tafdil bayna makka wa al-madina <1985>
     The proofs made manifest concerning the superexcellence of Mecca and Madina
34. Husn al-maqsid fi amal al-mawlid <1985>
      Excellence of purpose in celebrating the birth of the Prophet
35. Husn al-samt fi al-samt <1985>
     The merits of silence
36. Ihya’ al-mayyit bi fadail ahl al-bayt <1988>
     Giving life to the dead, or: the merits of the Family of the Prophet
37. Ikhtilaf al-madhahib <1989>
     The divergences among the schools of law”)
38. Al-iklil fi istinbat al-tanzil <1981>
     The diadem: the extraction of rulings from the revealed Book
39. Inbah al-adhkiya’ fi haya al-anbiya <1916>
      Notice to the wise concerning the life of the Prophets [i.e. In the grave]
40. Al-iqtirah fi `ilm usul al-nahw <1978>
     The authoritative discourse concerning the science of philology
41. Al-izdihar fi ma `aqadahu al-shu`ara’ min al-ahadith wa al-athar <1991>
      The flourishes of poets related to the Prophetic narrations and sayings of the Companions
42. Jam` al-jawami` al-ma`ruf bi al-jami` al-kabir <1970>
     The collection of collections, known as the Major Collection
43. Jami` al-ahadith al-jami` al-saghir wa zawa’idi <1994>
     The Minor Collection and its addenda
44. Jany al-jinas <1986>
     The genera of rhetoric
45. Jazil al-mawahib fi ikhtilaf al-madhahib <1992>
     The abundant gifts concerning the differences among the schools of law
46. Al-kanz al-madfun wa al-falak al-mashhun <1992>
      The buried treasure in the laden ship: An encyclopedia of Islamic history
47. Kashf al-salsala `an wasf al-zalzala <1987>
     The transmitted expositions concerning the description of the Earthquake of Doomsday
48. Al-Radd `ala man akhlada ila al-ardi wa jahila anna al-ijtihada fi kulli `asrin fard <1984>
     Refutation of those who cling to the earth and ignore that scholarly striving is a religious obligation in every age
49. Kitab al-shamarikh fi `ilm al-tarikh <1894>
     The book of date-heavy stalks: a primer on historiography
50. Kitab al-shihab al-thaqib fi dhamm al-khalil <1992>
     The piercing arrows, a commentary on `Ali ibn Zafir’s (d. 1226? CE)
     The Healing of the Parched concerning the castigation of one’s dear friend, a book on the ethics of friendship
51. Kitab al-tabarri min ma`arra al-ma`arri wa Tuhfa al-zurafa’ bi-asma’ al-khulafa’ <1989>
     Poetry on the names of the Caliphs
52. Kitab al-tadhkir bi al-marji` wa al-masir <1991>
     Book of the reminder of the Return to Allah
53. Kitab asma’ al-mudallisin <1992>
     The book of narrators who omit certain details while narrating
54. Kitab bughya al-wu`a fi tabaqat al-lughawiyyin <1908>
     The must of the sagacious concerning the biographical layers of lexicologists and philologists
55. Kitab ham` al-hawami` sharh jam` al-jawami` fi `ilm al-nahw <1973>
     The rushing floodgates, or commentary on the Collection of collections on the science of philology
56. Kitab husn al-muhadara fi akhbar misr wa al-qahira <1904>
     The excellent lectures concerning the chronicle of Egypt and Cairo
57. Kitab itmam al-diraya li qurra’ al-nuqaya <1891>
     The perfection of knowledge for the elite among readers
58. Kitab lubb al-lubab fi tahrir al-ansab <1840>
     The kernel of kernels concerning the editorship of genealogies
59. Tazyin al-mamalik bi manaqib sayyidina Malik <1907>
      The adornment of slaves with the virtues of Imam Malik
60. Kitab tuhfa al-mujalis wa nuzha al-majalis <1908>
     The jewel of every fellow student and the pleasant gatherings
61. Laqat al-marjan fi ahkam al-jann <1989>
     The gleanings of coral: rulings concerning the jinn
62. Lubab al-nuqul fi asbab al-nuzul <1981>
     The best of narrations concerning the circumstances of revelation”)
63. Al-luma` fi khasa’is yawm al-juma` <1986>
     The merits of The day of jum`a
64. Ma rawahu al-asatin fi `adam al-maji’ ila al-salatin <1992>
     The reports concerning not appearing at the courts of rulers, together with Dhamm al-maks – The blame of taxes
     and tolls
65. Manahil al-safa fi takhrij ahadith al-shifa <1988>
     The Springs of Purity: Documentation of the hadiths mentioned in Qadi `Iyad’s `The Healing’
66. Manaqib al-khulafa’ al-rashidin <1890>
     Virtues of the well-guided Caliphs”)
67. Manhaj al-sawi wa al-manhal al-rawi fi al-tibb al-nabawi <1986>
     The straight path and quenching spring: the Prophet’s medicine
68. Al-maqamat al-sundusiyya fi al-nisba al-mustafawiyya <1916>
     The resplendent stations concerning Prophetic ancestry”)
69. Al-masabih fi sala al-tarawih <1955>
     The lanterns of the “prayer of rests” [Tarawih]
70. Masalik al-hunafa’ fi waliday al-mustafa <1993>
     Method of those of pure religion concerning the parents of the Prophet
71.Al-matali` al-sa`ida sharh al-suyuti `ala al-alfiyya al-musamma bi al-Farida fi al-nahw wa al-tasrif wa al-khatt
   
 <1981>
     Suyuti’s commentary on his own thousand-line poem entitled “The unique pearl” on philology, conjugation, and
     calligraphy
72. Matla` al-badrayn fiman yu’ta ajrahu marratayn <1991>
     The rising of the two full moons: those who are rewarded twice [i.e. Sincere Christians who accept Islam]
73. Miftah al-janna fi al-i`tisam bi al-sunna <1993>
     The key to paradise which consists in clinging to the Sunna of the Prophet
74. Mufhimat al-aqran fi mubhamat al-qur’an <1991>
     The elucidations of the peers for the obscurities of the Qur’an
75. Al-muhadhdhab fi ma waqa`a fi al-Qur’an min al-mu`arrab <1988>
     The emendation concerning the foreign words and phrases in the Qur’an
76. Mu`jiza ma`a karama fi kitab al-Sharaf al-muhattam : fima manna Allah ta`ala bihi `ala waliyyihi Ahmad al
      -Rifa`i
<1965>
     The miracle and gift concerning the book of “The paramount honor” [by al-Rifa`i] and what Allah has bestowed in it
     upon His Friend Ahmad [ibn `Alu] al-Rifa`i [d. 1182 CE]
77. Mukhtasar sharh al-jami` al-saghir li al-munawi <1954>
     The abridged commentary of the minor collection by al-Munawi
78. Muntaha al-`amal fi sharh hadith innama al-a`mal <1986>
     The goal of all practice, or the commentary on the hadith: “Actions are according to intentions”
79. Musnad fatima al-zahra’ radiya allah anha wa ma warada fi fadliha<1994>
     The narrations traced back to Fatima the Radiant and the reports concerning her virtues”)
80. Mustazraf min akhbar al-jawari <1989>
     The graceful reports concerning women slaves”)
81. Mutawakkili fima warada fi al-Qur’an bi al-lugha al-Habashiyya wa al-Farisiyya wa al-Rumiyya wa al
     -Hindiyya wa al-Siryaniyya wa al-`Ibraniyya wa al-Nabatiyya wa al-Qibtiyya wa al-Turkiyya wa al-Zanjiyya
     wa al-Barbariyya
     My reliance concerning what has been mentioned in the Qur’an in Ethiopian, Farsi, Greek, Hindi, Syriac, Hebrew,
     Nabatean, Coptic, Turkic, African, and Berber
82. Nashr al-`alamayn al-munifayn fi ihya’ al-abawayn al-sharifayn <1916>
     The proclamation to the two outstanding worlds [mankind and jinn] concerning the resuscitation of the Prophet’s
      parents
83. Natija al-fikr fi al-jahr bi al-dhikr <1950>
     The conclusion of reflection upon loud remembrance of Allah
84. Nazm al-iqyan fi a`yan al-a`yan <1927>
     Who’s who in the ninth Hijri century
85. al-Nukat al-badi`at `ala al-mawdu`at <1991>
     Suyuti’s critique of Ibn al-Jawzi’s collection of forged narrations
86. Nuzha al-julasa’ fi ashhar al-nisa’ <1986>
     The recreation of student gatherings concerning famous women poets
87. Nuzha al-muta’ammil wa-murshid al-muta’ahhil: fi al-khatib wa-al-mutazawwij <1989>
     The recreation of the fiancÈ and the guide of the married
88. Nuzha al-`umr fi al-tafdil bayna al-bid wa al-sumr <1931>
     The recreation of life about establishing preference between the white and the black in complexion
89. Nuzul `Isa ibn Maryam Akhir al-Zaman <1985>
     The descent of `Isa ibn Maryam at the end of time”)
90. Al-qawl al-jali fi fada’il `ali <1990>
     The manifest discourse on the virtues of `Ali ibn Abi Talib – Allah be well-pleased with him
91. Al-rahma fi al-tibb wa al-hikma <1970>
     Arabic medicine and wisdom”)
92. Al-rasa’il al-`ashr <1989>
     The ten epistles
92. Rasf al-la’al fi wasf al-hilal <1890>
     The stringing of the pearls in describing the new moon
93. Al-rawd al-aniq fi fadl al-Siddiq <1990>
     The beautiful garden of the merit of Abu Bakr al-Siddiq – Allah be well-pleased with him
94. Risala al-sayf al-qati` al-lami` li ahl al-i`tirad al-shawa’i` <1935>
      Epistle of the sharp and glistening sword to the Shi`i people of opposition
95. Al-riyad al-aniqa fi sharh asma’ khayr al-khaliqa sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam
     The beautiful gardens: explanation of the names of the Best of Creation [the Prophet Muhammad]
96. Sawn al-mantiq wa al-kalam `an fann al-mantiq wa al-kalam <1947>
     Manual of logic and dialectic theology
97. Shaqa’iq al-utrunj fi raqa’iq al-ghunj <1988>
     The citron halves: or, the delicacy of women
98. Sharh al-sudur bi sharh hal al-mawta wa al-qubur <1989>
     The expanding of breasts or commentary on the state of the dead in the grave
99. Sharh al-urjuza al-musamma bi `uqud al-juman fi `alam al-ma`ani wa al-bayan <1955>
     The commentary in rajaz [“surging”] meter entitled: The pearl necklaces related to the world of meanings and
      precious discourse
100. Sharh shawahid al-mughni <1904>
       Commentary on the proof-texts of `Abd Allah ibn Hisham’s (d. 1360CE)
       Mughni al-labib or The sufficient knowledge of the sensible one
101. Shurut al-mufassir wa adabuh <1994>
       The criteria to be met by commentators of Qur’an and their ethics
102. Siham al-isaba fi al-da`awat al-mustajaba <1987>
       The arrows that hit their target: About the prayers that are fulfilled
103. Subul al-jaliyya fi al-aba’ al-`aliyya <1916>
       The manifest paths concerning the lofty ancestors [of the Prophet]
104. Ta`aqqubat al-Suyuti `ala mawdu`at Ibn al-Jawzi <1886>
       Suyuti’s critique of Ibn al-Jawzi’s collection of forged narrations
105. Tabaqat al-mufassirin <1976>
       The biographical layers of Qur’an commentators
106. Tabyid al-sahifa bi manaqib al-imam abi hanifa <1992>
       The whitening of the page: or, the virtues of Imam Abu Hanifa
107. Al-tadhyil wa al-tadhnib `ala al-Nihaya fi gharib al-hadith wa-al-athar <1982>
       Marginal annotations on Ibn al-Athir’s `The goal’
108. Tadrib al-rawi fi sharh taqrib al-nawawi <1994>
       The training of the hadith transmitter: an exegesis of Nawawi’s `The facilitation’
109. Tahdhib al-khasa’is al-nabawiyya al-kubra <1989>
       The emendation of al-Suyuti’s book entitled `the awesome characteristics of the Prophet
110. Tahdhir al-khawass min akadhib al-qussas <1932>
       Warning the elite against the lies of story-tellers
111. Takhrij ahadith sharh al-mawaqif fi `ilm al-kalam <1986>
       The documentation of the hadiths mentioned in “The commentary of the stopping-places in dialectical theology,” a
       work by al-Qadi `Adud al-Din `Abd al-Rahman ibn Ahmad Ayji al-Shirazi (“d. 756”)
112. Tamhid al-farsh fi al-khisal al-mujiba li-zilal al-`arsh <1990>
       The characteristics that guarantee the shading of the Throne
113. Tanbih al-ghabi fi takhti’a ibn `Arabi <1990>
       Warning to the ignorant who imputes error to Muhyi al-Din Ibn `Arabi [a reply to al-Biqa`i’s `Warning of the
       ignorant that Ibn `Arabi is a disbeliever]
114. Tanwir al-hawalik sharh `ala muwatta’ malik <1969>
       The enlightenment of intense blackness. Commentary on Malik’s ‘Trodden path’, together with:
            Is`af al-mubatta’ fi rijal al-muwatta’
 
             The succor of the stalled concerning the narrators of Malik’s ‘Trodden Path’

115. Tanwir al-miqbas min tafsir ibn `abbas <1951>
       The enlightenment of torchlights from the Qur’anic commentary of Ibn `Abbas
116. Tanzih al-anbiya’ `an tashbih al-aghbiya’ <1916>
       Declaring the Prophets far above the comparisons ignorant people make of themselves with them
117. Taqrir al-istinad fi tafsir al-ijtihad <1983>
       Establishing authoritative ascription in the course of scholarly striving
118. Al-ta`rif bi adab al-ta’lif <1989>
       The etiquette of authorship
119. Tarikh al-khulafa <1993>
       History of the Caliphs
120. Tartib suwar al-qur’an <1986>
       The disposition of the suras of the Qur’an
121. Tasliya al-aba’ bi-fuqdan al-abna’ al-musamma al-Ta`allul wa al-itfa’ li-nar la yutfa’ <1987>
       The consolation of parents who have lost their children, also known as: The extinction of the fire that cannot be
       extinguished
122. Tawq al-hamama <1988>
       The flight of the dove
123. Ta’yid al-haqiqa al-`aliyya wa tashyid al-tariqa al-shadhiliyya <1934>
       The upholding of the lofty truth and the buttressing of the Shadhili sufi path
124. Al-ta`zim wa al-minna fi anna abaway rasul alla fi al-janna <1916>
       That the Prophet’s parents are in Paradise
125. Tuhfa al-abrar bi nukat al-adhkar li al-nawawi <1990>
       Commentary on Nawawi’s ‘Supplications’
126. Tuhfa al-`Ajlan fi Fada’il `Uthman <1991>
       The merits of `Uthman ibn `Affan
127. Tuhfa al-Nujaba’ <1990>
       The gem of patricians [a work on language]
128. `Uqud al-Zabarjad `ala Musnad al-Imam Ahmad <1987>
        The chrysolite necklaces on Imam Ahmad’s collection of narrations traced to the Prophet
129. `Uqud al-Zabarjad fi I`rab al-Hadith al-Nabawi <1994>
        The chrysolite necklaces on the grammatical analysis of the Prophet’s narrations
130. Al-Wasa’il fi Musamara al-Awa’il <1986>
      The means for conversation with the ancients; also published as:
           al-Wasa’il ila Ma`rifa al-Awa’il <1990>
              The means to the acquaintance of the ancients”)
131. Wusul al-Amani bi Usul al-Tahani <1987>
       The attainment of one’s hope in the etiquette of well-wishing
132. Al-Zajr bi al-Hijr <1950>
       The reprimand by means of the reminder of what is unlawful
133. Zubda al-Laban Fawa’id Lughawiyya wa Hadithiyya <1989>
       The cream of the milk: miscellaneous benefits related to language and hadith
134. Akhlaq Hamala al-Qur’an <1987>
       Manners of the carriers of Qur’an
135. Badhl al-Himma fi Talab Bara’a al-Dhimma
       Directing one’s energies to pursue clearness of conscience; contained in the collective volume entitled:
       Thalath Rasa’il fi al-Ghiba <1988>
       Three epistles on slander
136. Al-la’ali’ al-Masnu`a fi al-Ahadith al-Mawdu`a <1960>
       The artificial pearls or forged hadiths
137. Daqai’q al-akhbar fi dhikr al-janna wa al-nar <1961>
       The subtleties in the reports that mention Paradise and the Fire
138. Al-ithaf bi hubb al-ashraf <1900>
       The present concerning love of the nobility [i.e. Descendants of the Prophet]
139. Hay’a al-saniyya fi al-hay’a al-sunniyya <1982>
       Treatise on astronomy


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