The Koran Handbook: An Annotated Translation
"This complete yet accessible translation of the Koran is designed as a teaching tool to explain in an analytical fashion the creed of nearly one billion people. Based on the most moderate Sunni tradition, it includes factual descriptions of Shi'ism, Sufism and other important distinctions."--Provided by publisher.
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This translation of the Koran is the achievement of my life. Its source is in my
youth in Egypt. But I was able to approach the Koran closely only in my forties,
after I had acquired life experience, spiritual potential, and the desire to
understand the ...
The available translations of the Koran into European languages range from
literal (and incoherent) transcriptions to elaborate (and often imaginative) adapta-
tions. The first Latin translation of the Koran was made by Robertus Retenensis in
An Annotated Translation. (MMA): Maulana Mohammed Ali, The Holy Qur'an
Ahmadiyyah Anjuman Isha'at Islam, Lahore, Inc. USA, Columbus, OH. First
edition in 1917 with subsequent editions, 1995, 1256 pp; 2002, 1324 pp. Russian
An Annotated Translation. (TC2): Cleary, Thomas, The Qur'an. A New Translation
. Starlatch Press, USA, 2004, 301 pp. without notes. (TSh): Shumovsky, Teodor,
The Holy Koran. A poetical translation , Moscow, St. Petersburg (in Russian), ...
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This is the unique expression and lifework of Egyptian-born Starkovsky, who is fluent in five languages and has researched the Koran in at least 30 different translations. He emphasizes the importance ... Read full review
This is a dangerous translation and is not in keeping with important classical Arabic terminology or the traditional understanding of the most basic of word meanings. In modern Quranic translation, it critical to have sound academic oversight and consideration, this version needs to be fully vetted by qualified senior scholars before anyone gives it any consideration. Stay away from it.
VII Fighting in the Way of God
List of Arabic Words and Names in this Translation
List of the Suras as They Appear in this Book
List of the Suras from S1 to S114