Bulgarian

Qur’an translation of the week #83: Turkish interpretation, Bulgarian translation- ‘Sveshteniyat Koran’ by Ivan Dobrev

Bulgaria has quite a large Muslim community (of more than half million people) which traditionally has had close cultural relations with Turkey, thus attempts to ‘Bulgarizing’ the Holy Book of Islam have historically been deemed as a challenge to the Turkish language and identity. Almost all published Bulgarian translations were prepared outside the community of […]

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Qur’an translation of the week #40: “Prevod na Sveshtenia Koran” by Tsvetan Teofanov into Bulgarian

The Bulgarian language is spoken by at least eight million people (including more than half a million Muslim speakers) and has played an especially interesting role in the history of Qur’an translation in the Balkan area. As the Balkans have historically been a space where Slavic culture encounters Turkish influence, the “Bulgarization” of the Qur’an

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