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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Muscogulus Dec 29, Jaromir Sida marked it as to-read Jul 19, Selected pages Title Page. Kainaat Malik koram it really liked it Apr 13, The Qur’an – a new translation introduction.

Dave rated it did not like it Dec 27, Views Read Edit View history. One more additional star rating I gave for this work for the right translation of the word, ‘Allah’, which means, ‘God’.

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One more additional star rating I gave for this work for the right translati Read the Muslim evaluation of this western work on the link I provided along with the book description on goodreads. Suras I-XX Snippet view – To ask other readers questions about The Koran Interpretedplease sign up.

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For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Even Maronite and Arab “Christ”ians shout loudly the word, ‘Allah’, in their prayers; something monkey American preachers did not come across yet! Professor Arberry died in England in Be the first to ask a question about The Koran Interpreted. Arberry is also notable for introducing Rumi’s works to the west through his selective translations and for translating the important anthology of medieval Andalucian Arabic poetry The Pennants interrpeted the Champions and the Standards of the Distinguished.


Steve marked it as to-read Oct 28, Abdel Haleemhimself a translator of the Qur’an, writes that:.

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Arberry, 2 vols London: He published some twenty books in Islamic studies during his lifetime, many dealing with mysticism and poetry. Dawood, and Kenneth Cragg are better than this one. 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.

Since its first publication inProfessor Arberry’s translation has come to be recognized as the best available, in that the rhetoric and artistry of the Arabic text carry over into an accurate translation in clear and lucid English. His interpretation of Muhammad Iqbal’s writings, edited by Badiozzaman Forouzanfar, is similarly distinguished.

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Become a LibraryThing Author. Alex Livingston marked it as to-read May 17, Debbie Summers is currently reading it Dec 01, No trivia or quizzes yet. During the war he was koarn Postal Censor in Liverpool[citation needed] and was then seconded to the Ministry of Information, London which was housed in the newly constructed Senate House of the University of London.


Permits some understanding of the Koran in an English translation. Arberry thought he was being lyrical, but all he manages is to be obscure. The translations by Yusufali, M. I don’t care for this translation by A.

Professor Arberry has rendered the Koran into clear lnterpreted lyrical English while carefully preserving the incomparable artistry of the Arabic original. ,oran stars for the translation, two stars for the Koran itself.

Naimi Limited preview – 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. Inteerpreted Preview See a Problem? Pickthall, Ahmed Ali, N. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Trivia About The Koran Interpr Cecilia Garcia-Linz rated it liked it Sep 25, Lists with This Book. Absolutely beautiful prose hampered by having no footnotes whatsoever — not recommended for someone who has never read the Qur’an – but if you have enjoy! The experience reading the Koran was worthwhile, albeit slightly boring and tedious.

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