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Works indicated with a (*) are only partially translated:

Wasā’il al-Shīʿa (*) - The primary compendium of jurisprudential narrations among Twelver Shīʿī scholars collected from various earlier Imami sources by Safawid-era scholar al-Ḥurr al-ʿĀmulī (d. 1104 AH)

Amālī Ahmad b. ʿIsa (*) - An early Zaydi collection of narrations by the third century Kufan scholar Muḥammad b. Manṣūr al-Murādī

Collected Ḥadīth of Sufyān al-Thawrī (*) - Various routes of ḥadith narrated from Sufyān b. Saʿīd al-Thawrī (d. 161) the Kufan muḥaddith and founder of the Thawrī madhhab

Collected Works of Abū Jaʿfar Ibn al-Bakhtarī (*) - Collection of ḥadīth dictations from Abū Jaʿfar Ibn al-Bakhtarī (d. 339)

Ghiyāth Sulṭān al-Warā - A brief collection of ḥadīths on the topic of the permissibility of qaḍā of the prayer and other acts of worship for the deceased extracted from a work of al-Sayyid Ibn Ṭāwūs (d. 664)

al-Imāma wa al-Tabṣira min al-Ḥayra - Book of ḥadīths on the Imamate compiled by ʿAlī b. Babuwayh al-Qummī (d. 329), al-Ṣadūq's father

Jawāmiʿ al-Sharīʿa - As found in Tuḥaf al-ʿUqūl of Ibn Shuʿba al-Ḥarrānī and attributed to Imām ʿAlī b. Mūsā al-Riḍā عليهما السلام summarizing the religion and its laws

Kitāb al-Ḍuʿafā - Rijāl Ibn al-Ghaḍā’irī - The book of weak narrators of Ibn al-Ghaḍā’irī along with addendum

Kitāb al-Hidāya - al-Shaykh al-Ṣadūq's (d. 380 AH) book going over the fundamentals of belief and practice according to the Imāmiyya

Kitāb al-Ṣalāh of Ibn Dukayn - Narrations on topics of purity and prayer by Abū Nuʿaym al-Faḍl b. Dukayn (d. 219) one of the major shuyūkh of al-Bukhārī.

Kitāb al-ʿIlm of Zuhayr b. Ḥarb (*) - Narrations on the subject of knowledge by Abū Khuthayma Zuhayr b. Ḥarb al-Nisā’ī (d. 234)

Masā’il ʿAlī b. Jaʿfar - A collection of legal questions and answers attributed to ʿAlī b. Jaʿfar narrating from his brother Imām Mūsā b. Jaʿfar al-Kāẓim عليهما السلام

Muṣannaf ʿAbd al-Razzāq (*) - Selection of narrations from the collection of ʿAbd al-Razzāq al-Sanʿānī (d. 211)

Muṣannaf Ibn Abī Shayba (*) - Selection of narrations from the collection of Abū Bakr b. Abī Shayba al-Kūfī (d. 235)

Musnad al-Imam Mūsā b. Jaʿfar عليه السلام - A collection of ḥadīths reported on the authority of Imām Mūsā b. Jaʿfar al-Kāẓim عليهما السلام by Abū Ḥumrān Mūsā b. Ibrāhīm al-Marūzī

Musnad Zayd b. ʿAlī (*) - The Majmūʿ al-Fiqh attributed to Zayd b. ʿAlī b. al-Ḥusayn b. ʿAlī b. Abī Ṭālib عليهم السلام (d. 122)

Mustaṭrafāt al-Sarā’ir (*) - The end section of Ibn Idrīs' (d. 598 AH) al-Sarā’ir, wherein he has extracted from a number of early works of the Imāmiyya.

Nawādir Aḥmad b. ʿĪsā al-Ashʿarī - Early collection of Imāmī ḥadīths on certain miscellaneous legal topics

Risāla al-Mutʿa - Collection of ḥadīths on the topic of mutʿa (temporary marriage) by al-Shaykh al-Mufīd (d. 413)

Tafsīr Muqātil b. Sulaymān (*) - A commentary on the Quran by Muqātil b. Sulaymān (d. 150), considered to the earliest complete surviving tafsīr

The Sixteen Uṣūl (*) - Sixteen collections of ḥadīths from the original Uṣūl books of the early Imāmiyya

Ṭibb al-Nabī - A collection of ḥadīths regarding medicinal and dietary matters by Abū al-ʿAbbās al-Mustaghfirī (d. 432) as found in Biḥār al-Anwār

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