Author:Translated by Arthur J. Arberry

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The Koran

By: Translated by Arthur J. Arberry

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 9780199537327

ISBN: 0199537321

Condition: New


The Koran is a book apart, not only as Holy Scripture for Muslims, but as the supreme classic of Arabic literature. In its 114 Suras, or chapters, it comprises the total of revelations believed to have been communicated to the prophet Muhammad as a final expression of God's will and purpose for man. The revelations were received over a number of years, the first dating from AD 610, the last shortly before Muhammad's death in AD 632, and the definitive canon was established some twenty years later. The Koran is neither prose nor poetry but a unique fusion of both. In his attempt to convey the s... View more info