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Translations of the Qurʾān
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Translations of the Qurʾān did not have the same significance during the early spread of Islam that, for example, translations of the Bible had during the spread of Christianity. This is connected to the role of Arabs (q.v.) as the or…

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Bobzin, Hartmut, “Translations of the Qurʾān”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 22 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00208>

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