Kazan, First Muslim City Where Quran Was Printed

15:57 - February 07, 2021
News ID: 3473916
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The people of the Republic of Tatarstan are proud that the Republic’s capital city of Kazan was the first Muslim city where a copy of the Quran was printed, Mufti Kamil Samigullin said.


Speaking at an event at the Islamic University of Kazan, Samigullin said it was in Kazan in the year 1803 that the first copy of Quran was printed in an Islamic city, website reported.

He noted that at that time, printing books in Arabic was very difficult and faced many restrictions under Russian tsars.

The cleric also said that the first printed copy of the Quran was produced in Venice, Italy, in 1537.

Later, copies Islam’s Holy Book were printed elsewhere in Europe, including in Hamburg, Germany, in 1694, he noted.

Those copies had many errors in them, including printing errors, Samigullin went on to say.

Kazan is a city in southwest Russia, on the banks of the Volga and Kazanka rivers. It is the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, a semi-autonomous region of the Russian Federation.


حکایت نخستین قرآن چاپی در قازان + عکس
حکایت نخستین قرآن چاپی در قازان + عکس
حکایت نخستین قرآن چاپی در قازان + عکس




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