Reading the Qur'an in Latin Christendom, 1140-1560

Reading the Qur'an in Latin Christendom, 1140-1560

by Thomas E. Burman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812220629
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 05/08/2009
Series: Material Texts
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Thomas E. Burman is Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Table of Contents

A Note on Matters of Form

Introduction: Qur'ān Translation, Qur'ān Manuscripts, and Qur'ān Reading in Latin Christendom

Chapter 1. Translation, Philology, and Latin Style
Chapter 2. Latin-Christian Qur'ān Translators, Muslim Qur'ān Exegesis
Chapter 3. Polemic, Philology, and Scholastic Reading in the Earliest Manuscript of Robert of Ketton's Latin Qur'ān
Chapter 4. New Readers, New Frames: The Later Manuscript and Printed Versions of Robert of Ketton's Latin Qur'an
Chapter 5. The Qur'ān Translations of Mark of Toledo and Flavius Mithridates: Manuscript Framing and Reading Approaches
Chapter 6. The Manuscripts of Egidio da Viterbo's Bilingual Qur'ān: Philology (and Polemic?) in the Sixteenth Century

Conclusion. Juan de Segovia and Qur'ān Reading in Latin Christendom, 1140-1560

Appendix: Four Translations of 22:1-5
Abbreviations and Short Titles
Select Bibliography

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