Alexander Ross, The Alcoran of Mahomet, translated out of Arabick into French, by the Sieur Du Ryer, Lord of Malezair, and resident for the French king, at Alexandria. And newly Englished, for the satisfaction of all that desire to look into the Turkish vanities. (1649)

The
life and death
of

Mahomet,

The
Prophet of the Turks, and Author
of the
Alcoran

Mahomet, the son of Abdallah, a vicious Pagan, was born Posthumus at * Jesrab, then a Village of Arabia Felix, his mother a Jewess, both by birth and Religion, dying when he was two years old, left him to his * unckle Abdal Mutalib, who being of vile condition, and unable to give him education, above the common ignorance and irreligion of his Country, at the age of sixteen years, abandoned him to

* Now a City called Medina-tal-nabi, [i e] the Town of the Prophet.

* Some will have him to be his grandfather.

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Alexander Ross, The Alcoran of Mahomet, translated out of Arabick into French, by the Sieur Du Ryer, Lord of Malezair, and resident for the French king, at Alexandria. And newly Englished, for the satisfaction of all that desire to look into the Turkish vanities., London, Printed, Anno Dom., Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 06 Oct. 2022: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/alexander-ross/1649?page=417