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Abd Manaf ibn Qusai

Ancestor of Muhammad

Abd Manaf ibn Qusai (Arabic: عبد مناف بن قصي) is the person, whom the clan of Banu Abd Manaf is named after. His father was Qusai ibn Kilab.

When his father died, he took charge of his work. He too distinguished himself by his ability, and he was famous for his generosity and good judgment.

He had five sons: Nawfal, Abd Shams, Hashim (after whom the Banu Hashim clan was named) and Muttalib [1]. Muttalib was younger than Hashim, and became his successor.[source?]

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