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Assalaamu alaikum wa rahmatu Allah

In your question & answer #150301 you have explained the following:

 "The seven ways of recitation famous today are the seven ways documented by Al-Imaam Ash-Shatabiyy in his prose.  They are known as the seven qira’aat by the way of ash-Shatabiyyah.  There are three more, again authentic, that are also well known among modern day Muslim scholars documented by Al-Imaam Al-Jazariyy in another prose. "

 Could you please tell us the correct name of all these different recitations? 

This would be much appreciated and I pray that Allah bless you and all the Muslims.


Wa alaikum assalaam wa rahmatu Allahi wa bararakatuh. 

The "names" of these recitations are the names of the first scholars of recitation that made a particular way famous.  The different qira'aat are known now by these scholars names or nicknames, may Allah have mercy on them all.  The names of the seven qira'aat and each of their two narrators may be found at the following link:

The three qira'aat outlined by Imam ibn  Al-Jazaree in the poem , are also known by the names of the early scholars that made them famous, or had many students who learned these ways from them. As in the way of Shatibiyyah, each reciter has two narrators of the recitation of the first scholar, sometimes the two different narrations they learned from the first scholar are almost identical, other times, there is quite a difference.  These are all authentic ways of recitation passed down in chains of transmission from the Messenger of Allah, , person by person until the recitation has reached us today, preserved by the Mercy of Allah, then by the strict adherence and correction by all in the chain. 

1. The first of the three outlined by Imam Ibn Al-Jazaree is the recitation of Abu Ja'far   .   His name is Yazeed bin Al-Qa'qaa' Al-Madanee , who was an imam of the people of Medina in the qira'aat.  He was of the taab'ieen.  He studied the recitation of the Qur'an from a group of the companions, among them Ibn Abbaas, and Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with them all. 

                a. The first branch or narrator of the recitation of Abu Ja'far is Ibn Wardaan  .  His name is 'Iysaa bin Wardaan Al-Madani. 

                b.  The second branch (narrator) of the recitation of Abu Ja'far is Ibn Jammaaz    His name is Sulaymaan bin Jammaaz Al-Madanee.

 2.  The second recitation is that of Imam Ya'qoob .  His name is Ya'qoob bin IsHaaq Al-Hadhramee. .  He was the imam of the people of Basra after Abee 'Amr. 

                a.  The first branch (narrator) of the recitation of Ya'qoob is Ruways .  The name of this imam is: Muhammed bin Al-Mutawakkil Al-Lu'lu'ee Al-Basree.

                b.  The second narration of Ya'qoob is RawH .  His name is RawH bin Abdul-Mu'min Al-Basree. 


3.  The third imam is Khalaf bin Hishaam Al-Bazzar Al-Kufee, the same man as the first narrator of Hamzah.  This imam then related the recitation of Imam Hamzah and was known for this other authentic recitation.  Most of the scholars then refer to this recitation as either Khalaf Al-'Ashr, or Khalaf Al-Bazzar, to make sure it is differentiated from the recitation of Khalaf 'an Hamzah.

                a. The first narrator of the recitation of Imam Khalaf Al-Bazzar is IsHaaq .  The full name of this imam is IsHaaq bin Ibraaheem Al-Maroozee Al-Baghdaadee Al-Waraaq. 

                b.  The second narrator of this recitation is Idrees .  His name is Idrees bin Abdul-Kareem Al-Haddaad. 

 May Allah be pleased with them all and give them light in their graves.  .

May Allah bless you as well.