|¹⁶³In volume 1 | book 2, Islamic Literature in the Arabic Language | Section 1, The Classical Period from ca. 750 until ca. 1000
Al-Suyūṭī, Ṭabaqāt al-ḥuffāẓ (hereafter Ḥuff.). Liber classium virorum qui Korani et Traditionum cognitione excelluerunt auctore Dahabio, ed. F. Wüstenfeld, Göttingen 1833/4.
I. Goldziher, Über die Entwicklung des Ḥadīth, MSt. II, 1/274.
1. Apart from the works by Mālik b. Anas and Aḥmad b. Ḥanbal, which will be discussed in the chapter on fiqh, little remains of the oldest period in ḥadīth literature, as documented in Su…