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For the first time, the dramatic changes the Qur anic code underwent during the Umayyad period (660-750 C.E.) are analysed and presented on the basis of a selection of material in good part unpublished. In Qur ans of the Umayyads, Francois Deroche offers a chronology of the various developments which marked the period, in an approach combining philology, art history, codiFor the first time, the dramatic changes the Qur anic code underwent during the Umayyad period (660-750 C.E.) are analysed and presented on the basis of a selection of material in good part unpublished. In Qur ans of the Umayyads, Francois Deroche offers a chronology of the various developments which marked the period, in an approach combining philology, art history, codicology and palaeography. The conclusions he reaches challenge the traditional account about the writing down of the Qur an and throw a new light on the role of the Umayyads in its handwritten diffusion. Winner of 23rd I.R. Iran World Award for the Book of the Year 2016!"...

Title : Qur'ans of the Umayyads: A First Overview
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ISBN : 9789004255654
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 155 Pages
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