Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān

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Stories of individuals and communities of the past, of varying length, many of which appear in numerous renditions throughout the qurʾānic text, but are found predominantly in the Meccan sūras of the Qurʾān (see chronology and the qurʾān ). Although the Qurʾān does relate the tales of prophets (see prophets …

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Gilliot, Claude, “Narratives”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 29 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00132>

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