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 Fabulae Muhammedicae sive nugae Alcorani; Specimen Suratarum, id est, Capitum aliquot ex Alcorani Systemate; Suratae unius atque alterius textum
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‘Muhammadan fables’; ‘A sample of suras’; ‘The text of one and another sura’

Johann Zechendorff

Date: Fabulae Muhammedicae, 1627; Specimen Suratarum, 1638; Suratae unius atque alterius textum, undated, probably 1647

Original Language: Arabic

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In 1626, after he had taught himself Arabic, Zechendorff acquired a manuscript of the Qur’an, a considerable investment for a poorly paid school master. The whole Qur’an was not available in print in his lifetime – only several scholarly specimin…

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Ben-Tov, Asaph, “ Fabulae Muhammedicae sive nugae Alcorani; Specimen Suratarum, id est, Capitum aliquot ex Alcorani Systemate; Suratae unius atque alterius textum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28940>



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