Umm-ul-Banin is the glorious mother of al-Abbas. Her name is Fatima, daughter of Hizam. Historians have referred to the names of eleven mothers each of whom was known of glory, honor, and good reputation. Her father, too, was one of the most celebrated personalities of the Arabs, and was the chief of his people. Historians have also mentioned many names of this great lady's ascendants who were well known of horsemanship, heroism, and courage. 33
In conclusion, Umm-ul-Banin belonged to one of the most celebrated families in fields of honor, openhandedness, nobility, courage, and bravery.
33. See Ibn Zaydoun, ar-Risala; 1/130, Abu-al-Faraj, al-Aghani; 15/50, Bulough ul-Irab; 1/317, Simt ul-La'aali; 2/890 and others.
Adopted from the book : "Al-Abbas"
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