First English Translation of the Quran

First English Translation of the Quran was written and published by George Sale from England in 1734. The Quran has been translated into Latin, Italian, German, Dutch, and French.

Date:
      1734
Name(s):
      G. Sale
Occupation:
      Translator
Location:
      England


Additional Information:

  • List of translations of the Quran – Wikipedia
    Alexander Ross, 1649, The Alcoran of Mahomet: Translated out of Arabique into French by the Sieur Du Ryer. George Sale, 1734, Koran, Commonly called The Alcoran of Mohammed, Translated into English immediately from the Original Arabic; with Explanatory Notes, taken from the most approved Commentators.
  • Quran translations – Wikipedia
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  • Translations of the Holy Quran: Tried and True? – Islamic Civilization
    Those who have tried to translate the Quran from its Arabic original have … of meaning rendered by the occasionally slightly different declensions of Arabic words. … This French version was the basis of the first English version of the Quran …
  • English Translations of the Qur’an – Answering Islam
    It was only in 1734 that the first genuine translation of the Qur’an into English … As states on the title page, his translation was indeed a direct rendering from the …

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