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 Prefacio in translationem noviter editam ex Arabico in Latinum vulgareque Hyspanum libri Alchorani
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Prefacio

'Preface to a newly produced translation of the book of the Qur'an from Arabic into Latin and common Spanish'

Juan de Segovia

Date: 1456 or 1457

Original Language: Latin

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The arrival of the prominent Castilian faqīh, Yça Gidelli (sometimes rendered Içe de Gebir, but see the discussion in Wiegers, Spanish literature, p. 14) in Aiton in the French Alps, to complete a new translation of the Qur’an from Arabic, represented a major triumph i…

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Wolf, Anne Marie, “ Prefacio in translationem noviter editam ex Arabico in Latinum vulgareque Hyspanum libri Alchorani”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24968>
First published online: 2010



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