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Reading the Qur'an in Latin Christendom, 1140-1560

Author: Thomas E Burman
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2011] ©2007.
Series: Material Texts
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Addressing Christian-Muslim relations generally, as well as the histories of reading and the book, Burman offers a balanced and hands-on picture of the ways Europeans read the sacred text of Islam.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Burman
ISBN: 9780812200225 0812200225
OCLC Number: 979741005
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource : 10 illus.
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
A Note on Matters of Form --
Introduction. Qur’ān Translation, Qur’ān Manuscripts, and Qur’ān Reading in Latin Christendom --
Chapter 1. Translation, Philology, and Latin Style --
Chapter 2. Latin-Christian Qur’ān Translators, Muslim Qur’ān Exegesis --
Chapter 3. Polemic, Philology, and Scholastic Reading in the Earliest Manuscript of Robert of Ketton’s Latin Qur’ān --
Chapter 4. New Readers, New Frames: The Later Manuscript and Printed Versions of Robert of Ketton’s Latin Qur’ān --
Chapter 5. The Qur’ān Translations of Mark of Toledo and Flavius Mithridates: Manuscript Framing and Reading Approaches --
Chapter 6. The Manuscripts of Egidio da Viterbo’s Bilingual Qur’an: Philology (and Polemic?) in the Sixteenth Century --
Conclusion. Juan de Segovia and Qur’ān Reading in Latin Christendom, 1140–1560 --
Appendix. Four Translations of 22:1–5 --
Abbreviations and Short Titles --
Notes --
Selected Bibliography --
Index of Qur’ānic References --
Index of Manuscripts --
Index of Persons and Subjects --
Acknowledgments
Series Title: Material Texts
Responsibility: Thomas E. Burman.
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