Ph.D. Student in England Finds Quran Fragments From the Time of Muhammad

Researchers at the University of Birmingham in England said Wednesday that they had discovered part of what is likely one of the world’s oldest manuscripts of the Quran. The fragment is said to be at least 1,370 years old, which would mean it was written within a few years of the founding of Islam. As David Thomas, a professor of Christianity and Islam at the University of Birmingham told the BBC, it is likely that the author would have known the Prophet Muhammad.

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