About Qur’an Gateway
Formulaic analysis is based upon the tools and techniques in
An Oral-Formulaic Study of the Qur’an (New York: Lexington, 2017 ) by Dr. Andrew G. Bannister.
Scribal change analysis based upon work by Dr. Daniel A. Brubaker, Dr. Michael McCoy, and Joshua Falconer.
Qur’an transliteration is based upon the Tanzil Qur’an Text (Uthmani, version 1.0.2); Copyright
License: Creative Commons BY-ND 3.0.
Qur’an Gateway makes some use of the Quranic Arabic Corpus developed at the University of Leeds by Kais Dukes. It is released under the GNU License — and in keeping with the terms of that license, you can download a version of it here, or read the full copyright header here.
Dictionary data derived from Project Root List, which has digitised several classical Arabic dictionaries (al-Mufradāt fī gharīb al-Qurʾān, Lisān al-ʿarab, Tāj al-ʿarūs min jawāhir al-qāmūs, and An Arabic-English Lexicon by E.W Lane) and made the data publicly available.
The text of A. J. Droge’s English translation of the Qur’an is used by permission. © Equinox Publishing 2013. All rights reserved.
Sura provenance information (Meccan or Medinan) is assigned via the commonly used Nöldeke-Schwally system (see Neal Robinson, Discovering the Qur’an: A Contemporary Approach to a Veiled Text (London: SCM, 2003) pp60-96 esp. p77).
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We thank Dr. Daniel Brubaker, PhD, a founding shareholder, for his work while an officer of the company.
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