WorldViews: Discovery of ‘oldest’ Koran stirs new passions in British city

By Karla Adam, July 22, 2015

LONDON --  For decades, an ancient relic from the Middle East was unknowingly tucked away in an unlikely place: A library in the British Midlands, thousands of miles from its origins.But when a PhD researcher at the University of Birmingham decided to take a closer look at the pages of parchment, written on sheep or goat skin, it was discovered that they were part of a manuscript of global significance.Read full article >>









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