Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān

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The Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān Online is an encyclopaedic dictionary of qur’ānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur’ānic studies. The Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān Online is the first comprehensive, multivolume reference work on the Qur’ān to appear in a Western language.
Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān Online includes direct access to 62 Early Printed Western Qur’āns Online and the Electronic Qurʾān Concordance, a unique online finding aid for textual research.

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Z (Zabad - Zaydī(s)/Zaydites/Zaydiyya)

(589 words)

Zabad  Arabic Script al-Ẓabarī  Aaron  Abyssinia Ẓabyān Temple  South Arabia, Religions in Pre-Islamic Zacharias Graphius  Pre-1800 Preoccupations of Qurʾānic Studies Ẓafār (Ḥimyarī capital)  Yemen Zaghloul El-Naggar see El-Naggar, Z. Zaghhūlī, Muḥammad b. al-Ḥusayn al-Aruzzī (d. 559/1164)  Traditional Disciplines of Qurʾānic Studies al-Ẓāhir (caliph)  Aqṣā Mosque al-Ẓāhir Ghāzī (r. 582-613/1186-1216)  Material Culture and the Qurʾān Ẓāhirī(s)  Metaphor  Polemic and Polemical Language Zahniser, A.M.  Apostle  Form and Structure of the Qurʾān  Indifference  Invitat…

Z (Zayn al-ʿābidīn ʿAlī b. al-Ḥusayn - Zīnat al-Nisāʾ)

(475 words)

Zayn al-ʿābidīn ʿAlī b. al-Ḥusayn (fourth Imām, also called al-Sajjad; d. bet. 92/710 and 99/717)  Material Culture and the Qurʾān  Prayer Formulas Zaynab  Love and Affection  Odors and Smells Zaynab (daughter of the Prophet and Khadīja)  Khadīja  Wives of the Prophet Zaynab al-Ghazzālī [al-Ghazālī]  Gender Zaynab bt. Jaḥsh  Children  Pre-1800 Preoccupations of Qurʾānic Studies  Religious Pluralism and the Qurʾān  Wives of the Prophet  Women and the Qurʾān  Work  Ḥadīth and the Qurʾān Zaynab bt. Maẓʿūn  Ḥafṣa Zaynab bt. al-Khuzayma  Wives of the Prophet Zebiri, K.  Polemic and P…

Z (-zāʾ- - z-m-z-m)

(344 words)

-zāʾ-   z-b-d    zubd    Tree(s)   z-b-n    zabāniya    Hell and Hellfire    Spiritual Beings   z-b-r    zabūr,pl. zubur    Book    History and the Qurʾān    Immunity    Jerusalem    Jews and Judaism    Orality and Writing in Arabia    Parties and Factions    People of the Book    Prophets and Prophethood    Psalms    Religious Pluralism and the Qurʾān    Scrolls    Torah   z-h-d    zuhd    Asceticism    Last Judgment    Piety    zuhhād    Reciters of the Qurʾān    zāhid    Persian Literature and the Qurʾān    Ṣūfism and the Qurʾān   z-j-j    zujāja    Cups and Vessels   z-j-r    m…

Z (-zāʾ- - z-n-d-q - z-ḥ-m)

(348 words)

z-n-d-q    zandaqa    Createdness of the Qurʾān    Heresy    Polemic and Polemical Language    zindīq, pl. zanādiqa    Apostasy    Heresy    Hypocrites and Hypocrisy    Religious Pluralism and the Qurʾān    Sabians   z-n-j-b-l    zanjabīl    Cups and Vessels    Food and Drink    Foreign Vocabulary    Geography    Smell    Water   z-n-m    zanīm    Illegitimacy   z-n-n    zānin    Chastity   z-n-y    zanā    Sex and Sexuality    zinā    Adultery and Fornication    Commandments    Ethics and the Qurʾān    Homosexuality    Prohibited Degrees    Sex and Sexuality    Witne…