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 Translation of the Qur’an
(179 words)


Piotr Starkowiecki

Date: Probably 1640s

Original Language: Polish


There is no known copy of Starkowiecki’s translation of the Qur’an into Polish.  The only information available about it can be found in Kasper Niesiecki’s Herbarz polski (‘Polish armorial’), where he writes: ‘Starkowiecki h. Łodzia: Piotr, knew Persian, Turkish, Arabic well; for this reason he translated the Turkish Alkoran [sic] into Polish, but his death prevented it being pri…

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Konopacki, Artur, “ Translation of the Qur’an”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 28 May 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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