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Published: 29 August 2017

220 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198793793

Bookseller Code (06)

The Sanaa Palimpsest

The Transmission of the Qur'an in the First Centuries AH

Asma Hilali

OUP/Institute of Ismaili Studies

Qur'anic Studies Series

  • Provides new hypotheses concerning the transmission of each layer of text in the manuscript
  • Offers a new annotated edition and critical introduction to both the lower and the upper layers of Qur'anic text in the Sanaa palimpsest
  • Combines palaeographical and philological analysis with textual criticism in order to understand the use of each layer of text by its contemporaries