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The Qur'an

English translation with parallel Arabic text

Haleem, M. A. S. Abdel (INT)

The Qur'an

The Qur'an

English translation with parallel Arabic text

The Qur'an

 

M. A. S. Abdel Haleem's acclaimed translation of the Qur'an published with the original Arabic text in a fine-binding edition. The traditional Arabic calligraphic pages are displayed alongside the English translation.


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Beschrijving The Qur'an

The Qur'an, believed by Muslims to be the word of God, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad 1400 years ago. Recognized as the greatest literary masterpiece in Arabic, the sacred text has nevertheless remained difficult to understand in its English translations. First published in 2004, M.A.S. Abdel Haleem's translation has been acclaimed for its success in avoiding archaism and cryptic language to produce a version that is both faithful to the original and easy to
read. Now for the first time it is published with the original Arabic text to give a greater appreciation and understanding of the holy book. The traditional Arabic calligraphic pages are displayed alongside the English translation, which has been revised for this new edition.

This fine binding edition features leather binding, gold page edges, a ribbon marker, and a slip-case.

A useful general introduction on the revelation, stylistic features, issues of interpretation and translation of the Qur'an is included, together with summaries of each sura, essential footnotes and an index. The verses are individually numbered to facilitate comparison with the Arabic. It is an edition both for those familiar with the Qur'an and for those coming to it for the first time; the message of the Qur'an was directly addressed to all people regardless of class, gender, or age, and
this dual-language edition is equally accessible to everyone.


ISBN
9780199570720
Pagina's
672
Verschenen
NUR
700
Druk
1
Uitvoering
Leder / fijne binding
Taal
Engels
Uitgever
OUP Oxford

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