Some Shia Muslims believe that Ali ibn Abi Talib was the first to compile the Quran into one written text, a task completed shortly after the death of Muhammad.
When was the Quran written and by whom?
Qurʾān, (Arabic: “Recitation”) also spelled Quran and Koran, the sacred scripture of Islam. According to conventional Islamic belief, the Qurʾān was revealed by the angel Gabriel to the Prophet Muhammad in the West Arabian towns Mecca and Medina beginning in 610 and ending with Muhammads death in 632 ce.
Where is the original Quran?
It is kept in the Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey. Origninally attributed to Uthman Ibn Affan (d. 656), but because of its illumination, it is now thought the manuscript could not date from the period (mid 7th century) when the copies of the Caliph Uthman were written.
How did Muhammad write the Quran?
Muhammad did not write it as he did not know how to write. According to tradition, several of Muhammads companions served as scribes, recording the revelations. Shortly after the prophets death, the Quran was compiled by the companions, who had written down or memorized parts of it.
Which Surah is most powerful?
Ayat al-Kursi is regarded as the greatest verse of Quran according to hadith. The verse is regarded as one of the most powerful in the Quran because when it is recited, the greatness of God is believed to be confirmed.