The ultimate model of Arabic language? The case of the Qur’an

The weather is great here and I managed to get myself that cup of tea! With time on my hands I thought I’d post something, before going on holiday I read a book by Hamza Tzortzis with regards to Qur’anic Arabic. It is great that he has also posted similar material on one of his blogs, as promised I did say that I will be posting some material based on how the language of the Qur’an (Arabic language) is viewed so here it is! This post is written very well and the topic is treated systematically, of course being a Muslim he has a degree of expected awe for the Qur’an; though I cannot see that affecting the contents of what he writes. I recommend anyone who is interested in Arabic grammar or the language of the Qur’an to read it, as a starter or introduction.

Draft 0.3 By Hamza Tzortzis “As a literary monument the Koran thus stands by itself, a production unique to the Arabic literature, having neither forerunners nor successors in its own idiom. Muslims of all ages are united in proclaiming the inimitability not only of its contents but also of its style….. and in forcing the High Arabic idiom into the expression of new ranges of thought the Koran develops a bo … Read More

via/source:  The Inimitable Qur’an

It would be great to get some comments on this if not here then at least on his blog. I was writing something similar but having found the material already blogged I thought why not re-blog it? Happy reading!