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 L'Alcoran de Mahomet
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‘The Alcoran of Mahomet’

André Du Ryer, Sieur de la Garde-Malezair

Date: 1647

Original Language: French


Du Ryer’s French translation of the Qur’an, L ’Alcoran de Mahomet, translaté d’Arabe en François. Par le Sieur Du Ryer, Sieur de la Garde Malezair, first appeared in Paris in an elegant quarto edition in 1647. It was published by Antoine de Sommaville, noted as the publisher of romances and other forms of light literature in the vernacular.  By choosi…

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Hamilton, Alastair, “ L'Alcoran de Mahomet”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 29 January 2020 <>

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