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Published: 29 July 2010

672 Pages | one map

ISBN: 9780199570713

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The Qur'an

English translation and Parallel Arabic text

translated by M.A.S. Abdel Haleem

  • M.A.S. Abdel Haleem's acclaimed translation of the Qur'an is now made available with parallel Arabic text, in a handsome hardback edition.
  • Professor Haleem's translation has been revised and is here set page for page against the most widespread traditional calligraphic Arabic text, rather than as a numbered list of separate verses, for the benefit of Muslims who wish to make the connection between the translation and the Arabic text of the Qur'an as it is normally printed on the page, as well as Arabic readers and non-Arabs learning to read the Qur'an in Arabic.
  • Translation approved by Al-Azhar University, the oldest Muslim university and the world's leading institution for the study of Arabic and Islam.
  • Includes helpful headnotes to each sura and essential footnotes explaining geographical, historical, and personal allusions, and the structure of the text, with cross-referencing. Every verse within each sura is clearly numbered. The Introduction sets the Qur'an in its historic context and considers its stylistic features and issues of interpretation and translation.
  • Includes an index, map, chronology of the Qur'an and bibliography.