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A wonderful and concise book for any one who wishes to know about Islam, the Quran, or the Prophet. The selections of the verses were made by the very learned scholar Edward William Lane, who translated the Arabian Nights, in 1843.The edition is divided into 3 parts: The first is a introduction in which copious notes on pre-Islamic Arabic the time of the prophet, the advent of islam and a short notice on the kuran are offered. The next part is Islam. The verses are grouped under distinct headings and the important utterances of the prophet on what his followers must believe and do. The last part consists of observations of Islam on the various other patriarchs prophets, and other personages of Jewish and Christian importance. Printed Pages: 249. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 69823
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About the Author:
Surname is hyphenated in modern bibliographies, though not in this book.
Edward William Lane (1801-76), a name known to almost everyone in all the many fields of Middle East studies, was the author of a number of highly influential works: An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians (1836), his translation of The Thousand and One Nights (1839-41), Selections from the Kur-an (1843), and the Arabic-English Lexicon (1863-93). In 2000, his long-forgotten manuscript Description of Egypt was published for the first time by the AUC Press.
Titel: Selections from the Kur-an
Verlag: Asian Educational Services
Buchbeschreibung Trubner & Co, London, 1879. 21 cm, cop. posticcia; pp. cxii, 173, 2, 60; una tav raffigurante la Mecca coperta da velina all'antiporta Molto buono. Artikel-Nr. 887-c