1061. Anas Ibn Malik
narrated,'The Messenger of Allah
freed Safiyah and made her freedom as her dowry.' Agreed upon.
1062. Abu Salamah bin 'Abdur Rahman
narrated, 'I asked 'A'ishah
'How much was the dowry given by the-Messenger of Allah
(to his wives)?' She replied, 'The dowry which the Prophet
gave to his wives was only twelve Uqiyahs and a Nash.' She asked, 'Do you know what a Nash is?' I replied, 'No.' She said, 'half an Uqiyah. This would make 500 Dirhams (because the amount of one Uqiyah equals forty Dirhams and the Nash equals twenty).' Related by Muslim.
1063. Ibn 'Abbas
narrated, 'When 'Ali married Fatimah, the Messenger of Allah
said to him, 'Give her something (as dowry).' 'Ali replied, 'I have nothing (to give her).' The Messenger of Allah
said to him,'Where is your Hutamiyah mantle?' Related by Abu Dawud and An-Nasa'i. Al-Hakim graded it as Sahih.
1064. 'Amro bin Shuaib narrated on the authority of his father on the authority of his grandfather
that the Messenger of Allah
said, "When a woman gets married for a specified dowry, a gift (extra to her dowry) or a promise (to give her something) before contracting the marriage, it is hers. and what is (promised) after contracting the marriage, belongs to whoever the promise was gtven to (whether to the woman or her guardian). The most honorable property a man is given is that which he gets on account of his daughter or sister's marriage." Related by Ahmad and the four Imams except At-Tirmidhi.
1065. 'Alqamah narrated on the authority of Ibn Masud
, 'He was asked about a man who had married a woman but had not specified his wife's amount of dowry until he died before the consummation. Ibn Mas'ud said, 'She deserves the usual amount of marriage dowry given to similar brides (of the same standard of living), no more and no less. She must also observe 'lddah (315) (for four months and ten days, as it is the 'lddah observed after the death of the husband), before marrying again and she is also entitled to inheritance. Thereupon Ma'qal bin Sinan al-Ashja'i got up
and said, 'This is the judgment of the Prophet
the case of a woman called Barwa" bint Washiq-a woman of my people- as what you judged.' Ibn Masud
was very happy about what he heard.' Related by Ahmad and the four Imams. At-Tirmidhi graded it as Sahih. 315. A woman's post marital waiting period whether unor divorce (to verify that she is not pregnant) or out of mourning (after tho husband's death), before she can remarry.
1066. Jabir bin 'Abdullah
narrated that the Messenger of Allah
said, "If anyone gives a dower to a woman in the form of some flouror dates, he has made her lawful for him." Related by Abu Dawud.
1067. 'Abdullah bin 'Amir bin Rabt'ah narrated on the authority of his father
that the Messenger of Allah
gave his approval to the marriage of a woman for two sandals as dowry.' Related by At-Tirmidhi and graded it as Sahih. Some scholars disagreed with him.
1068. Sahl bin Sa'd
narrated, 'The Messenger of Allah
married a man to a woman for a dower of an iron ring.' Related by Al-Hakim (part of the long hadith presented earlier, 1007 -Chapter 1).
narrated 'The dower should not be less than ten Dirhams.' Related by Ad-Daraqutni with a defected chain of narrators.
1070. 'Uqbah bin 'Amir
narrated that the Messenger of Allah said, "The best dower is the easiest one." Related by Abu Dawud. Al-Hakim graded it as Sahih.
narrated that 'Amrah bint al-Jawn sought refuge in Allah from Allah's Messenger
when she entered his presence -i.e. when he married her. and he
said to her, "You have sought refuge in The One in Whom men seek refuge." So he divorced her, and commanded Usamah to give her three garments as a gift (i.e. her amenity payment). Related by Ibn Majah but there is an unreliable narrator in its chain.
1072. There is a similar narration in Sahih Al-bukhari on the authority of Abu Usaid as-Saidi.