FULL NAME: Aboo al Waleed al-Salamee Hishaam bin ‘Ammaar bin Naasir bin Maysarah (d. 245).
- He was a learned scholar who made an immense contribution not only in the qir’aah but also in the narration of Hadeeth and Fatwaa.
- He was an imam of Damascus and the khateeb (lecturer) and their recitor.
- He was born in the year 153 Al-Hijarah, and died 245 Al-Hijarah.
- He mastered this way of reading from Ibn ‘Aamir through an imam who read to and was approved in it from Imam Ibn ‘Aamir.