8. Sciences of the Qurʾān
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In volume 1 | book 2, Islamic Literature in the Arabic Language | Section 2, The Post-Classical Period of Islamic Literature from ca. 400/1000 until ca. 656/1258

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1 The Art of Reading the Qurʾān

1. Abū Muḥammad Makkī1 b. Abī Ṭālib Ḥammūsh al-Qaysī was born in Kairouan on 23 Shaʿbān 354/25 August 975 and travelled to Egypt at the age of 13 in order to study philology and arithmetic. Upon returning to his homeland he turned to the study of the readings of the Qurʾān, |⁵¹⁶ which he completed…

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Carl Brockelmann, “8. Sciences of the Qurʾān”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 21 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_122080>
First published online: 2017

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