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Asim ibn Umar

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ʿĀṣim ibn ʿUmar (عاصم بن عمر; c. 628 – c. 689) was the son of Jamila bint Thabit and Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second Rashidun caliph. Asim was also a famous Hadith scholar. Biography Asim was the son of Umar ibn al-Khattab the senior Sahaba of the prophet Muhammad, his mother was also prophet's companion. His father, Umar was born in Mecca to the Banu Adi clan, which was responsible for arbitration among the tribes. His mother, Jamila was the daughter of Thabit ibn Abi al-Aflah and Al-Shamus bint Abi Amir, who were both from the 'Amr ibn Awf clan of the Aws tribe in Medina. Her brother Asim was among those who fought at Badr. His mother, Jamila was one of Medina's first converts to Islam. She and her mother were among the first ten women to pledge allegiance to Muhammad in 622. On hearing that her name was Asiya ("disobedient"), Muhammad renamed her: "No, you are Jamila" ("beautiful"). She married Umar about five years later, between May 627 and May 628. They had one son,
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