THE KORAN, COMMONLY CALLED THE ALCORAN OF MOHAMMED, TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH IMMEDIATELY FROM THE
ORIGINAL ARABIC; EXPLANATORY NOTES, TAKEN PROM THE MOST APPROVED COMMENTATORS. TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE.
BY GEORGE SALE, GENT.
Nulla falsa doctrina est, quse non aliquid veri perinisceat. (AUGUSTIN. QUIEST. EVANG. 1. 2, C. 40.)
A NEW EDITION, WITH A MEMOIR OF THE TRANSLATOR, AND WITH VARIOUS READINGS AND ILLUSTRATIVE NOTES FROM SAVARY’s version of the KORAN.
IN TWO VOLUMES
Table des matières (Volume I)
SECTIONS OF THE PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE.
1 . Of the Arabs before Mohammed ; or, as they express it, in the Time of Ignorarice ; their History, Religion, Learning, and Customs .... 1
2. Of the State of Christianity, particularly of the Eastern Churches, and of Judaism, at the time of Mohammed’s appearance ; and of the methods taken by him for the establishing his Religion, and the circumstances which concurred thereto . . 45
3. Of the Koran itself, the Peculiarities of that Book ; the Manner of its being written and published, and the general Design of it . . . .77
4. Of the Doctrines and positive Precepts of the Koran which relate to Faith and Religiotis Duties . 96
5. Of certain negative Precepts in the Koran . .168
6. Of the Institutions of the Koran in Civil Affairs . 182
7. Of the Months commanded by the Koran to be kept sacred ; and of the setting apart of Friday for the especial service of God ..... 202
8. Of the principal Sects among the Mohammedans ; and of those who have pretended to Prophecy among the Arabs, in or since the time of Mohammed 208
CHAPTERS OF THE KORAN.
1. Intitled, The Preface, or Introduction; containing 7 verses I
2. Intitled, The Cow ; cont. 286 verses . . . 2
3. Intitled, The Family of Imran ; cont. 200 (199) verses 51
4. Intitled, Women ; cont. 175 verses ... 84
5. Intitled, The Table ; cont. 120 verses . . 116
6. Intitled, Cattle; (F/ocA-5); cont. 165 verses . 142
7. Intitled, Al Araf; cont. 206 (205) verses . .168
8. Intitled, The Spoils ; cont. 76 verses . . . 200