Recent Publication: Qurʾān Quotations Preserved on Papyrus Documents, 7th-10th Centuries (Brill)

quotationsBrill has recently published Qurʾān Quotations Preserved on Papyrus Documents, 7th-10th Centuries, edited by Andreas Kaplony and Michael Marx. This volume (2) in the Documenta Coranica series documents early uses of Qur’anic quotations in Arabic documents during the early period of Islam. Additionally, it explores the problems associated with radiocarbon dating medieval documents and Qur’anic manuscripts.

Contents include:

Kaplony, Andreas, The Qurʾān’s Sitz im Leben: Preliminary Remarks on Methodology, VII-XI.

Marx, Michael Josef, Introduction, 1-41.

Potthast, Daniel, Qurʾān Quotations in Arabic Papyrus Letters from the 7th to the 10th Centuries, 42-85.

Sonego, Leonora, Qurʾān Quotations in Legal Documents, 86-111.

Bsees, Ursula, Qurʾānic Quotations in Arabic Papyrus Amulets, 112-138.

Youssef-Grob, Eva Mira, Radiocarbon (14C) Dating of Early Islamic Documents: Background and Prospects, 138-187.

Marx, Michael Josef and Tobias J. Jocham, Radiocarbon (14C) Dating of Qurʾān Manuscripts, 188-221.


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