Alcoran


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Alcoran

(ˌælkɒˈrɑːn) or

Alkoran

n
(Koran) another name for the Koran
ˌAlcoˈranic, ˌAlkoˈranic adj
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I HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind.
Incumbent officials, who became new party members, included Mayor Rhodora Alcoran of New Corella town; and Tagum City Councilors Robert So and Joedel Caasi, all from the opposition Liberal Party.
Why send'st thou not a furious whirlwind down To blow thy Alcoran up to thy throne Where men report thou sitt'st by God himself, Or vengeance on the head of Tamburlaine, That shakes his sword against thy majesty And spurns the abstracts of thy foolish laws?
ni uno solo de nuestros correligionarios sabe algarabia en que fue revelado nuestro santo alcoran, ni comprende las verdades del adin [religion] ni alcanza su excelencia apurada, como no le sean convenientemente declaradas en una lengua extrana, cual es la de estos perros cristianos, nuestros tiranos y opresores.
He writes: "Para los musulmanes, el Alcoran (tambien llamado El Libro, Al Kitab), no es una mera obra de Dios, como las almas de los hombres o el universo; es uno de los atributos de Dios como Su eternidad o Su ira" (OC 2:92-93).
En el caso de al-Andalus destaca el texto contenido en las Memorias de 'Abd Allah, ultimo rey Ziri de Granada donde el rey recoge las palabras de un sabio (3): "En el Alcoran recito las palabras de Dios y en el astrolabio reflexiono sobre la creacion de Dios porque la astronomia es una manera de adorarlo".
Beard, Women as Force in History, supra note 14, at 90 ("Jefferson was scarcely exaggerating when he wrote long after the Commentaries appeared: 'The opinion seems to be that Blackstone is to us what the Alcoran is to the Mahometans, that everything which is necessary is in him, and what is not in him is not necessary'").
Alcoran disclosed that the proposed livelihood project of the NCMCOW includes catering services, tables and chairs rental, and micro-financing.
40) Throughout the pamphlet, Taylor playfully and fancifully posits scores of foreign origins of the ingredients and names of various drinks--even associating Ale with Alcazar, Aleppo, and the Alcoran (sig.
Quien terror y miedo en Alemania, donde no esta segura la herejia como lo esta el Alcoran y barbarismo en Mauritania?
Alcoran o Coran como me referire de ahora en adelante, significa en arabe recitacion o declamacion (Coulson, 1964, p.
The earliest known translation of the Qur'an into English is The Alcoran of Mahomet (1649) by Alexander Ross, who translated it from the French translation L'Alcoran de Mahomet (1647) by Sieur du Ryer.