Earliest Chinese version of Quran found in China

Early Chinese Qur'an

Beijing: An earliest Chinese version of the holy Quran, a handwritten copy completed in 1912, has been found by Muslim culture researchers in China’s northwestern Gansu province.

This Quran was found among old archives by researchers with the Muslim Culture Institute of Lanzhou University. It is believed to have been translated into Chinese by Sha Zhong and Ma Fulu, the two noted imams, or Muslim religious leaders and Arabic calligraphers in Lanzhou, said Ding Shiren, head of the institute, Xinhua reported. Read more from the article…

Earliest Chinese version of Quran found in China.




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