Posts Tagged ‘qur’an’

An exquisite Qur’an once owned by Sultan Abdal Hamid II

This is a beautiful handwritten colour manuscript copy of the Holy Qur’an (mushaf) completed in the year 1896 CE.  It was once owned by the Ottoman Caliph, Sultan Abdal Hamid II.
An image from the opening page of this copy of the mushaf:

Manuscript details and source:

 

Koran…

15 Feb 11:31 PM 0 Read More...

Tafsir al-Qurtubi – one volume in English

The following is the first known English translation of the famous commentary on the Holy Qur’an, known as Tafsir al-Qurtubi.  Only the first volume seems to have been translated and published.  One of the objectives of this tafsir was to extrapolate juristic rulings from the Qur’an as…

02 Feb 11:12 PM 15 Read More...

A beautiful Qur’an once owned by Sultan Abdal Hamid II – dated 1623 CE

This is a beautiful handwritten colour manuscript copy of the Holy Qur’an (mushaf) completed in the year1623 CE.  It was once owned by the Ottoman Caliph, Sultan Abdal Hamid II.

Manuscript details:

Koran : manuscript, [1623].
القرآن : manuscript، [1623].

Other Authors:
Abdülhamid II, Sultan of the Turks, 1842-1918,

Language…

26 Jan 6:38 PM 0 Read More...

Qur’an recital by Qari Abdul Basit – audio files with English translation

The following are links to hear the Holy Qur’an recited by the world famous late Egyptian Qari – Abdul Basit Abdus Samad with English translation based on the edition of Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthall, read by Naeem Sultan. This recording was extremely popular to the English speaking world through out the…

25 Jan 8:12 PM 8 Read More...

The Meaning of the Glorious Qur’an – audio files

The following are the audio files of the Meaning of the Glorious Qur’an (Koran), translated by Mohammed Marmaduke Pickthall.  It was uploaded by LibriVox
The Koran (Qur’an) is regarded by Muslims as the word of God (Allah) as revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam). It…

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