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Saeed Ahmad Al-Anabtawi

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1927
  • Age: 96
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Saeed Ahmed Al-Anabtawi (1927- July 22, 1998) was a Palestinian sheikh, one of the scholars of reading and intonation in the Levant, and he was from the village of Anabta in Tulkarem, Palestine.

his upbringing
Saeed bin Ahmed bin Ali Al-Adas Al-Anabtawi, who is from the village of Anabta in the Tulkarm Governorate, Palestine. He was born in the village of Al-Hadatha, one of the villages of the city of Tiberias, Palestine, in 1927 AD. At the age of five, he lost his sight.

His request for knowledge
He grew up in the village of Al-Hadathah, where his father used to work, so he memorized the Qur’an despite losing his sight when he was nine years old. 1941 A.D., and in the following year he traveled to Cairo, Egypt, and entered Al-Azhar, and lived in the gallery of the Levant, and received the sciences of the ten readings at the hands of Sheikh Muhammad bin Abd al-Nabi bin Abd al-Latif al-Rahawi, and studied in the Al-Azhar seminars the texts of Arabic, jurisprudence, and hadith such as Al-Alfiyyah, Al-Ajrumiyah, and other legal sciences, and he stayed in Egypt four years until the year 1947 AD.

The reciter Saeed returned to his town, Anabta, in the district of Tulkarem in Palestine, then he moved to Jerusalem, and he did not find a job there, so he left it to Amman, and from Amman to Damascus. He worked in a mosque as a muezzin, an imam, a reciter, and a teacher of the Holy Qur’an, and he remained in Beirut until 1975 AD, after that he moved to Amman, and was employed in the Ministry of Endowments as an inspector of the Holy Qur’an houses in Amman, after which he moved to the city of Zarqa, and was appointed as an imam of the Abdullah bin Umm Maktoum Mosque. In the Rusaifa area until 1997 AD. And Sheikh Saeed began his work in his mosque by establishing the House of the Noble Qur’an, and he began to teach the Qur’an and memorize it for his students.

His writings
The Ornament of the Readers in the Art of Tajweed and Performance, Al-Shabab Press, Amman, 1989. It is about 400 verses of poetry on Bahr Al-Rajz in the rules of intonation based on the narration of Hafs on the authority of Asim, explained by one of his students, Sheikh Mahmoud Marouh, and he called it “Zinat Al-Adda’, Explanation of the Ornament of the Readers.”
his family
During his stay in Beirut in 1948 AD, he married his first marriage, then in 1957 AD he married for the second time, and he has four children and three daughters.

his death
The reciter Saeed passed away on Thursday, July 22, 1998.


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