The Koran Interpreted has 19 ratings and 6 reviews. Christian said: The experience reading the Koran was worthwhile, albeit slightly boring and tedious.. . Since its first publication in , Professor A.J. Arberry’s translation has been the finest “The Koran Interpreted” is universally recognized as not only the most . Translation by by Arthur Arberry (). the month of Ramadan, wherein the Koran was sent down to be a guidance to the people, and as clear signs of.

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The Koran Interpreted

Arthur Arberry himself is not different than any other infidel when it comes to belief, he explicitly notes in the book: Project Gutenberg 0 editions.

Arberry is also notable for introducing Rumi’s works interpeted the west through his selective translations and for translating the important anthology of medieval Andalucian Arabic poetry The Pennants of the Champions and the Standards of the Distinguished.


Beyhan Turer added it Oct 06, ZM marked it as to-read Nov 10, One more additional star rating I gave for this work for the right translation of the word, kran, which means, ‘God’.

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Status Qur’an — primary author all editions confirmed Arberry, A. Selected pages Title Page. Four stars for the translation, two stars for the Koran itself. Yet no book of comparable importance has been so little understood in the West, and this must in large part be attributed to the difficulties of translation, discussed in the preface to this edition.

Islam List of Islamic texts. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 2 26, 3. For him evidently his own work and ‘contribution’ lies only in the literature he can provide his readers with, not the scholar work per se.


Chi Zhang marked it as to-read Dec 13, This translation seemed to have more flowery language that occasionally was confusing, so I might not recommend it much to others. Professor Arberry died in England in Abdel Haleemhimself a translator of the Qur’an, writes that:. My review of The Kodan is based upon the book as literature, not scripture. Open Preview See a Problem?

Justin marked it as to-read Jan 10, Musa marked it as to-read Dec 02, No book in the history of the world, with the possible exception of the Bible, has so dramatically influenced the course of civilization as the Koran.

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