Friday, January 25, 2013

Quran: A Poetic Translation

Quran: A Poetic Translation

I came across an interesting translation of the Quran. It was unlike any of the others I had read. This was the first one that attempts to transfer the eloquence of the original Arabic rhyme scheme to English. The author's name is Fazlollah Nikayan. I encourage you to purchase his book. The cheapest option:

http://www.amazon.com/Quran-Poetic-Translation-Fazlollah-Nikayin/dp/0967473209

Here, I will post the first 6 pages:






 


5 comments:

  1. Thanks a lot for sharing this, if you know urdu, I have urdu translation of Holy Quran in Poetry. if you want it please contact me

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    1. Salam Aliykum Brother, Can you send me the link of it plz.

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  2. Übersetzungsbüro englisch jut make it rock! don't stop!
    i can't believe this.
    so get it up! so high!
    it's like a dream now!
    I want to know more about
    your overflowing impulses,
    your unleashed expectations
    your perfect style.

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  3. Kashif. I need urdu poetic translation of Glorious Quran my e mail id is ibnequrbani@gmail.com please contact me as soon as possible.
    Jazakallah

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  4. Assalamualaikum.. I am an Indonesian, thank you for sharing some pages of the book that I have been hunting for so long. I really need the whole e-book of this Quran poetic translation you shared, I didn't find this book in any book shop in my country, and it is quite difficult to purchase it on the link above since I am in Indonesia. Could you please contact me on email, here is my email yunizaulfaz@gmail.com. thanks

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