Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān

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History and the Qurʾān
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Introductory remark

This entry deals not with the Qurʾān as a source of historical information (for which see Paret, Geschichtsquelle, and, for instance, Faruqi, Muslim historiography or Sherif, A guide) nor with its influence upon world his…

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Rosenthal, Franz, “History and the Qurʾān”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 06 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00084>

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