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The Koran / translated with notes by N.J. Dawood.

Contributor(s): Dawood, N. J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Penguin classics: Publisher: London : Penguin, 1956, 2006Edition: 50th anniversary edition published with further revisions 2006.Description: vii, 455 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780140449204 (Paperback) :.Uniform titles: Qurʼan. English. Subject(s): Qurʼan. EnglishDDC classification: 297.1225
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The Koran is universally accepted by Muslims to be the infallible Word of God as first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by the Angel Gabriel nearly fourteen hundred years ago. Its 114 chapters, or surahs, recount the narratives central to Muslim belief, and together they form one of the world's most influential prophetic works and a literary masterpiece in its own right. But, above all, the Koran provides the rules of conduct that remain fundamental to the Muslim faith today- prayer, fasting, pilgrimage to Mecca and absolute faith in God.

N. J. Dawood's masterly translation is the result of his life long study of the Koran's

"English translation first published in Penguin Classics 1956"-- T.p. verso.

Includes index.

Translated from the Arabic.

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