فنِ سیرت نگاری اور علامہ ابن کثیرؒ کا اسلوب
Art of Writing Sīrah and mode of Allama Ibn-e-Kasīr
Keywords:Seerah, Ibn-e-kathir, Paces, Prophet PBUH, Scope
The last book written according to the point of view on seerat-un-nabvi (saw) is of Allama ibn-e-kathir’s seerat-un-nabvi. Allama ibn-e-kathir was a great muhaddis, mufassir and historian of his age. His tafseer “tafseer ibn-e-kathir” has a prominent place in the knowledge of tafseer. Likewise in history he has a fomous book al-bidaya-wl-nihaya in fact he wrote a book as seerah al nabviyyah consisting of four volumes then ge converted and completed in a whole book of history that is known as al-bidaya-wl-nihayh.(the beginning and the end)
When Allama started compiling his book on seerat, he has all Origin of the early age. He collected in his book all those Ahadees and Rivayas that he considered authentic and reliable.
In the last he narrated prophet (saw) habits and manners. He was a great scholar and faqeeh his book has a lot about fiqhiyyat-e-seerat, having a large scope.
There are a number of paces in his book where he has discovered orders and lesson from various ahadees that is proof of his being expert in tafseer, hadees, fiqah and seerah.