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The Koran

Author: N J Dawood
Publisher: London, England ; New York, New York, USA : Penguin Books, 2014. ©2014.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Extensively revised edition, published with additional notes 2014View all editions and formats
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The Koran is universally accepted by Muslims to be the infallible Word of God as first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by the Angel Gabriel fourteen hundred years ago. Its 114 chapters, or surahs, recount the narratives central to Muslim belief, and together they form one of the world's most influential prophetic works and a literary masterpiece in its own right. But, above all, the Koran provides the rules of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N J Dawood
ISBN: 9780141393834 0141393831
OCLC Number: 872701721
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic.
Notes: Includes index.
English translation first published in Penguin classics 1956.
Description: xix, 443 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Qurʼan.
Responsibility: translated with notes by N.J. Dawood.
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The Koran is universally accepted by Muslims to be the infallible Word of God as first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by the Angel Gabriel nearly fourteen hundred years ago. This book includes 114  Read more...

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