Maʿānī al-ʾAkhbār > The meaning of the intellects of women and the beauty of men
Hadith #1

حدثنا محمد بن عمر بن محمد بن سالم بن البراء الجعابي الحافظ البغدادي، قال: حدثني أحمد بن عبيد الله الثقفي أبو العباس قال: حدثنا عيسى بن محمد الكاتب، قال: حدثني المدائني، عن غياث بن إبراهيم، عن جعفر بن محمد، عن أبيه، عن جده عليهم السلام قال: قال علي بن أبي طالب صلوات الله عليه: عقول النساء في جمالهن، وجمال الرجال في عقولهم.

1. We were told by Muhammed bin Umar bin Muhammed bin Salem bin Baraa’ al-Ju’abi, the Keeper, al-Baghdadi, that he said: I was told by Ahmad bin Ubaidullah al-Thaqafi, Abu’l-Abbas, that he said: We were told by Isa bin Muhammed, the Scribe, that he said: I was told by al-Mada’ini, from Ghiyath bin Ibrahim, from Ja’far bin Muhammed, from his father, from his grandfather, peace be upon them, that he said: Ali bin Abi Talib, Allah’s blessings be upon him, said: The intellects of women are in their beauty, and the beauty of men is in their intellects.