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HY200 Topics in History Search for Islamic Order: Islam


Copies of the Koran at Tutt Libray.

Qur'an -

  • largest online collection of Qur’anic Commentary (tafsir or tafseer), translation, recitation and essential resources 
  • original Arabic texts with translations of 110 or more books 

  • from ALTAFSIR.COM, non-profi, started by the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, Jordan

Qur'an and Tafsir 

  • introduction, history, critique, download, lots of links (University of Georgia)


Hadith (Encyclopedia Iranica) - saying of the Prophet with detailed scholarly introduction by Shahab Ahmed


World Muslim Population Map 2016

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World Muslim Population Map 2016.png

"Muslim world" and "Islamic world" to the unified Islamic community (Ummah), consisting of all those who adhere to Islam or to societies where it is practiced. Geopolitically it refers to countries where Islam is widespread.

Primary Materials

Islamic Heritage Project
(Harvard University)

Digital copies of over 280 manuscripts, 275 printed texts, and 50 maps

Search or browse materials from the 10th to the 20th centuries CE


  • Saudi Arabia, North Africa, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and South-Central Asia


  • primarily Arabic, Persian, and Ottoman Turkish; also Urdu, Chagatai, Malay, Gujarati, Indic languages, and several Western languages


  • religious texts and commentaries; Sufism; history, geography, law, and the sciences (astronomy, astrology, mathematics, medicine); poetry and literature; rhetoric, logic, and philosophy; calligraphy, dictionaries and grammar, as well as biographies and autobiographical works