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SALE George

The Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, translated into English immediately from the original Arabic, London, Printed by C. Ackers, for J. Wilcox, ("Thordarson Collection"),1734, 1 vol. (3 p. l., iii-ix, [2], 187, 508, [15] p.) : fold. map, fold. plan, geneal. tables (2 fold.) ; 26 cm

First edition of Sale’s translation

Présentation

THE KORAN, COMMONLY CALLED THE ALCORAN OF MOHAMMED, TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH IMMEDIATELY FROM THE
ORIGINAL ARABIC ; EXPLANATORY NOTES, TAKEN PROM THE MOST APPROVED COMMENTATORS. TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE.
BY GEORGE SALE, GENT.
Nulla falsa doctrina est, quse non aliquid veri perinisceat. (AUGUSTIN. QUIEST. EVANG. 1. 2, C. 40.)

A NEW EDITION, WITH A MEMOIR OF THE TRANSLATOR, AND WITH VARIOUS READINGS AND ILLUSTRATIVE NOTES FROM SAVARY’s version of the KORAN.
IN TWO VOLUMES

Table des matières (Volume I)

SECTIONS OF THE PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE.

1 . Of the Arabs before Mohammed ; or, as they express it, in the Time of Ignorarice ; their History, Religion, Learning, and Customs .... 1

2. Of the State of Christianity, particularly of the Eastern Churches, and of Judaism, at the time of Mohammed’s appearance ; and of the methods taken by him for the establishing his Religion, and the circumstances which concurred thereto . . 45

3. Of the Koran itself, the Peculiarities of that Book ; the Manner of its being written and published, and the general Design of it . . . .77

4. Of the Doctrines and positive Precepts of the Koran which relate to Faith and Religiotis Duties . 96

5. Of certain negative Precepts in the Koran . .168

6. Of the Institutions of the Koran in Civil Affairs . 182

7. Of the Months commanded by the Koran to be kept sacred ; and of the setting apart of Friday for the especial service of God ..... 202

8. Of the principal Sects among the Mohammedans ; and of those who have pretended to Prophecy among the Arabs, in or since the time of Mohammed 208

CHAPTERS OF THE KORAN.

VOLUME I.

Chap. Page

1. Intitled, The Preface, or Introduction ; containing 7 verses I

2. Intitled, The Cow ; cont. 286 verses . . . 2

3. Intitled, The Family of Imran ; cont. 200 (199) verses 51

4. Intitled, Women ; cont. 175 verses ... 84

5. Intitled, The Table ; cont. 120 verses . . 116

6. Intitled, Cattle ; (F/ocA-5) ; cont. 165 verses . 142

7. Intitled, Al Araf ; cont. 206 (205) verses . .168

8. Intitled, The Spoils ; cont. 76 verses . . . 200

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