The Qur'an - Uthman Ibn Affan Zayd Ibn Thabit personal...

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Qur’an Karaa “recit” or revelation 114 suras (chapters) Literally God’s word/eternal word delivered by Angel Gabriel to Muhammad Revelations started around 610 CE Qur’an to recite each new revelation; Muhammad couldn’t read or write— followers wrote down NOT written in chronological order form= from longest to shortest (longest=2; shortest 114) 3 rd Caliph
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Unformatted text preview: Uthman Ibn Affan Zayd Ibn Thabit personal scribe, wrote down versus. 4/5ths size of Christian Bible (each chapter has title) Each sura begins with In the name of Allah, the compassionate, the merciful Always in Arabicconsidered classical Arabic Aim of God guidance to faithful Hafiz=memorize entire Quran...
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