Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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 ‘A needful caveat or admonition’
(1,489 words)


Alexander Ross, Hugh Ross, Thomas Ross

Date: 1649

Original Language: English


‘A needful caveat or admonition for these that desire to know what use may be made of, or if there be danger in reading the Alcoran’ is the only section of the 1649 Qur’an that was not translated from the original French and to which authorship is attributed. It was written by Alexander Ross. It is a 14-page appendix, added after the main text had …

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Bennett, Clinton, “ ‘A needful caveat or admonition’”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 10 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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