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 Latin translation of the Qur’an commissioned by Egidio da Viterbo
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Latin translation of the Qur’an

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Juan Gabriel of Teruel

Date: 1518, 1525, 1621

Original Language: Latin

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The original manuscript with the Latin translation of the Qur’an prepared for Cardinal Egidio da Viterbo (1469-1532) is now lost. However, two copies are preserved, one of them incomplete. What is known about the original translation is that it had four columns, the first with the Arabic text, the second with a transliteration …

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Krystyna Starczewska, Katarzyna, “ Latin translation of the Qur’an commissioned by Egidio da Viterbo”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28059>
First published online: 2015



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