|Biographical detail : ||The author of one of the canonical collections of traditions.
Born in Tirmiz, near Balkh. He studied under Imam Hanbal and Abu Dawud al Sijistani. He travelled to Khurasan, Iraq and Hejaz to collect the traditions. His collection of traditions, Shamial Tirmizi,contained fewer traditions than those of Bukhari or Muslim, but the two chapters on Manaqib and Tafsir al Qur'an were extensive.