Carbon dating quran

29-Aug-2018 02:25

The history of the Quran refers to the oral revelation of the Quran to Islamic prophet Muhammad and its subsequent written compilation into a manuscript.

The Meccans of Muhammad judged the Quranic revelation based on their understanding of ‘inspiration’.According to this tradition the act of recital is being performed by Muhammad, with angel Gabriel playing the role of superior authority.Some scholars argue that this provides evidence that the Quran had been collected and written during this time because it is not correct to call something al-kitab (book) when it is merely in the [people’s] memories.People of that time had a penchant for recited poetry and had developed their skills in memorization to a remarkable degree.

Events and competitions that featured the recitation of elaborate poetry were of great interest.Some believe Muhammad compiled it before he died, while others believe it was collected by either Ali ibn Abu Talib or Abu Bakr.question whether the Quran was ever written and collected during the time of Muhammad.According to Muslim belief and Islamic scholarly accounts, the revelation of the Quran began in 610 C. when the angel Gabriel (Arabic: جبريل, Jibrīl or جبرائيل, Jibrāʾīl) appeared to Muhammad in the cave Hira near Mecca, reciting to him the first verses of Sura Iqra (al-`Alaq).

Leaves from an ancient Quran manuscript that have been housed at the rare book collections of the University of Birmingham in the U. K. since the 1920 were.… continue reading »

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