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Sacred book, islam, Allah, word

Description of this motif:

Koran: Arabic "recitation". The Koran is, according to traditions, given to Muhammad by Allah via the archangel Gabriel. The Koran is in Islam regarded as the final end complete words for humanity, as opposed to the writings and revelations of judaism and christianity, which are regarded as incomplete and in certain places distorted by tradition in time.

Muhammad had his first revelations in Mekka in 610 and continued having revelations until his death in 632.


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