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Roman Translation of the Holy Quran: Roman Transliteration & English Translation With Full Arabic Text by Abdullah Yusuf Ali
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 7.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 2.2 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2001
Publisher Lushena Books
ISBN 1930097530 ISBN13 9781930097537
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More About Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Catherine O'Neill Grace, Lawrence J. Cohen, Ph.D., Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster & Gunnar Myrdal
Abdullah Yusuf Ali was born in Surat, Gujarat in British India. As a child, Ali received a religious education and, eventually, could recite the entire Qur'an from memory. He spoke both Arabic and English fluently. He studied English literature and studied at several European universities, including the University of Leeds. He concentrated his efforts on the Qur'an and studied the Qur'anic commentaries beginning with those written in the early days of Islamic history. Yusuf Ali's best-known work is his his translation of the Qur'an, The Holy Qur'an: Text, Translation and Commentary.
Abdullah Yusuf Ali was born in 1872 and died in 1952.
Reviews - What do customers think about Roman Translation of the Holy Quran: Roman Transliteration & English Translation With Full Arabic Text?
A magnificent book for the newer Revert or student! Oct 16, 2007
I have owned a copy of this translation with the side by side tranliteration and find it extremely helpful to recite the Quran in arabic and it has been beneficial and instrumental in me learning to read and recite in Arabic. The book reads in the traditional Arabic manner, from right to left, and the English translation, the transliteration, and the arabic text of the surahs and ayahs are side by side on each page. Wonderful, get it if you can! it is a classic!
No Commentary, But Nice to Have Transliteration Included Mar 23, 2006
Though I am a Christian, not Muslim, I read the Qur'an also to see for myself what it teaches rather than hear secondhand. This Qur'an was given me by someone from the local mosque and from what I read in numerous Islamic websites/books, it is a respected translation among Muslims. Though A. Yusuf Ali does have a Qur'an that also includes a commentary, this one does not, but instead has 3 main features: English text, Arabic text (in Arabic writing), and the transliteration (i.e., spelling out the sound of the Arabic by using English, 'Roman,' letters). (Tip for the nonMuslim who's trying to understand the order/organization of the Qur'an: the suras are organized by length, longest to shortest.)