The Koran Interpreted has 19 ratings and 6 reviews. Christian said: The experience reading the Koran was worthwhile, albeit slightly boring and tedious.. . Since its first publication in , Professor A.J. Arberry’s translation has been the finest “The Koran Interpreted” is universally recognized as not only the most . Translation by by Arthur Arberry (). the month of Ramadan, wherein the Koran was sent down to be a guidance to the people, and as clear signs of.

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Arberry’s translation has been the finest one available, its magnificently written verse making the Koran accessible to a Western audience.

Michael added it Apr 17, This translation seemed to have more flowery language that occasionally was confusing, so I might not recommend it much to others. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Douglas rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Grace marked it as to-read Dec 17, Hassan Hamwi marked it as to-read Nov 19, This translation is different than other ones for that the author approaches the Arabic text at least with less subjectivity and bias; even though that his work is also not scholarly based and contains many mistakes, he still gets better rating, for this purpose one more star, from me than the other morons.


The experience reading the Koran was worthwhile, albeit slightly boring and tedious. Professor Arberry has rendered the Koran into clear and lyrical English while carefully preserving the incomparable artistry of the Arabic interprered. Haben marked it as to-read Oct 21, Suras I-XX Snippet view – Musa marked it as to-read Dec 02, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Koran interpreted

ZM marked it as to-read Nov 10, interpretted Preview — The Koran Interpreted by A. No book in the history of the world, with the possible exception of the Bible, has so dramatically influenced the course of civilization as the Koran.

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Justin marked it as to-read Jan 10, Read the Muslim evaluation of this western work on the link I provided along with the book description on goodreads.

Dawood, and Kenneth Cragg are better than this one.

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Meekal Aly rated it did not like it May 24, Fairly easy to understand Rizky Wahyujati rated it really liked it Aug 01, Arberry, 2 vols London: