Hadith Scholarship in Basra Down to the Third Century

Mahdi Hooshmand

This article is concerned with the book: Madrasa al-Hadith fi'l Basra hatta'l Qarn al-Thalith al-Hijri. The author first gives an introduction of the book then he comes up with the history of Basra and its various roles which it played in the development of hadith science and also verifies the impact of Basra on the other Islamic regions. The next chapters have been devoted to the authors of Basra and their Works.In the final section of the article, a conclusion of his discussions is rendered.

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