The Quran

By Fazlollah Nikayin

First Edition (2000)

The Quran

Fazlollah Nikayin, The Ultimate Book, Inc. Skokie, Illinois, USA, 2000
“Foreword In the Name ofthe Merciful God "Indeed We rendered Al-Quran Easy for recollection..." (54-17) How often may people, who speak no Arabic, have come across such comments concerning the Holy Quran: "...that intimate...


Fazlollah Nikayin (b. 1938), Iranian-born lecturer, translator and linguist. As a professor he taught at the Islamic Azad University, Tehran in Iran and at the University of Cambridge, England. Later on he moved to Skokie, Illinois in the USA. Nikayin began working on his Quran translation in 1989 and finished it in the year 2000, attempting to translate it into English poetry. The translation tries to reflect the beauty, eloquence and sublimity of the original Arabic Text and to some extent captures the rhythmic cadence and imagery of the Arabic original.

About the author

Fazlollah Nikayin

  • Born: Tehran, Iran, 1938
  • Full name: Fazlollah Nikayin
  • Creed: Muslim


First published in 2000 and reprinted in 2009.

  • 2000 ——— The Quran : the first poetic translation, Skokie, Ill. The Ultimate Book. (WorldCat)
  • 2009 ——— North York, Ont. : Bashir Books. (WorldCat)