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The Unknown Known: Some Groundwork for Interpreting the Medinan Qur'an

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As scholars have now amply demonstrated, the Qur’anic corpus exhibits firm links with a multitude of late antique traditions. Especially Syriac literature, which has been mined with renewed vigour over the course of the last decade or so, has turned out to be a veritable wellspring of intersecting material that appears far from running dry.1 Its relevance is not confined to miscellaneous narratives but extends to Qur’anic eschatology, which constitutes the ve...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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Author
Publisher:
Rectorat of USJ
Journal:
Mélanges de l'Université Saint-Joseph More from this journal
Volume:
66
Pages:
47-96
Publication date:
2016-12-23
Acceptance date:
2015-10-05
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pubs:671386
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uuid:acfd13a5-11fb-443b-bd13-eb2187f4a591
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671386
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2017-01-17

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