Encyclopaedia of the Qur'ān Online

in Qur'anic Studies Online
The Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān Online is a reference work about Qurʾanic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis. Extensive, in-depth articles describing the state of the art in this vibrant field of research, and essays on the most important themes and subjects within Qurʾanic studies make EQ Online an indispensable resource for scholars and students, as well as a broader interested readership.
Updates, new content, and review essays reflect the dynamic development of the field of Qurʾanic studies. EQ Online expands its scope to cover new important subject areas, such as:

- Qurʾanic manuscripts, material culture, and the history of printing the Qurʾan
- epigraphy
- Qurʾanic exegesis, hermeneutics, and the Qurʾanic sciences
- famous surahs, segments, or verses of the Qurʾan
- Qurʾanic recitation, devotional and pedagogical practices
- global dimensions of scholarship on the Qurʾan
- new insights into the Qurʾan’s linguistic and social milieu
- pre-Islamic intertexts

Features and Benefits
- Almost 1,000 entries
- Extensive indexes: proper names, Arabic words and phrases, Qurʾan citations
- EQ Online includes 62 early printed Qurʾans printed in Western countries in facsimile from 1537 to the 1840’s, in Arabic and other languages
- EQ Online also includes access to the The Qur’an Concordance

Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān Online is part of Quranic Studies Online.
Quranic Studies Online includes:
Encyclopaedia of the Qur’an Online
The Qur’an Concordance
Dictionary of Qur’anic Usage Online
Early Western Korans Online
Encyclopedia of the Canonical Hadith Online

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General Editor
Johanna Pink, Universität Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Associate Editors
Anne-Sylvie Boisliveau, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
Suleyman Dost, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Saqib Hussain, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Nimet Şeker, Humboldt Universität, Berlin, Germany