Seyfeddin Kara



In Search of Ali Ibn Abi Talib’s Codex: History and Traditions of the Earliest Copy of the Qur’an

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Auteur Seyfeddin Kara
Editeur Gerlach Press, Gerlach Press
Distributeur Editions de Boccard

The history of the text of the Qur’an has been a longstanding subject of interest within the field of Islamic Studies, but the debate has so far been focused on the Sunni traditions about the codices of Caliphs Abū Bakr and 'Uthmān b. 'Affān. Little to no attention has been given to the traditions on 'Alī b. Abī 'ālib’s collection of the Qur’an. This book examines both Shi'i and Sunni traditions on the issue, aiming to date them back to the earliest possible date and, if possible, verify thei ...