Moses or Alexander? Early Islamic Exegesis of Qurʾān 18:60-65

  title={Moses or Alexander? Early Islamic Exegesis of Qurʾān 18:60-65},
  author={Brannon M. Wheeler},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={191 - 215}
L'article examine comment des commentaires coraniques anciens utilisent des motifs extra-coraniques provenant de diverses sources litteraires (l'Epopee de Gilgamesh et des histoires d'Alexandre) pour interpreter les versets 60-65 de la sourate 18 du Coran. L'A. montre que les commentateurs musulmans n'ont pas commis de confusion dans leurs sources mais utilise ces materiaux de maniere precise. 

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