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The Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an (EQ) is a scholarly work with essays on the most important themes and subjects, and an encyclopaedic dictionary of Qur'an terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and Exegesis. It's the first comprehensive work of its kind in a western language.

Brill describes the encyclopedia as follows:

Drawing upon a rich scholarly heritage, and with nearly 1000 entries in 5 volumes, Brill’s EQ it is an encyclopaedic dictionary of qur'ānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis, extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qurʾānic studies.

EditionsEdit

  • Edited by Jane Dammen McAuliffe et al., Encyclopaedia of Qur'an 1st Edition., 5 vols. plus index., Leiden: Brill Publishers, 2001-2006, ISBN 90-04-14743-8
  • Vol. I: A-D (publication year 2001)
  • Vol. II: E-I (2002)
  • Vol. III: J-O (2003)
  • Vol. IV: P-Sh (2004)
  • Vol. V: Si-Z (2006)
  • Index Vol. (2006)

See also Edit

  • Encyclopaedia of Islam
  • Encyclopaedia Iranica

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