Title

The Vernacular Qur'an: Translation and the Rise of Persian Exegesis

Document Type

Book

Role

author

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Standard Number

9780197265123

First Page

xxii

Last Page

674

Publication Date

2012

Abstract

Examines the debates surrounding the translatability of the Qur'an in early Islamic intellectual history and explores early practices of translating the Qur'an into Persian and the development of vernacular exegetical literature in Khurasan and Central Asia from tenth to thirteenth centuries. --author-supplied description

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