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Book: The Qur'an

Chapter: 30. The Romans

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43762


This sūra opens with a reference to a military defeat of the Byzantine empire, which is followed by a prophecy of their ultimate victory over the Sassanid Persians. It then extols the signs of God’s power in the natural world as evidence of his benevolence and ability to raise the dead.

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  • A.J. Droge ( - adroge)