Some reports suggest then that these parchments might predate Mohammed , and rewrite the early history of Islam.
“The Koran was memorised and recited orally but Caliph Abu Bakr, the first leader of the Muslim community after Muhammad's death, ordered the Koranic material to be collected into a book,” reports Mail Online.
Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Enany told BBC reporters the discovery of a 4,400-year-old tomb found during excavation work in Giza’s western cemetery “likely belonged to Hetpet, a priestess to Hathor, the goddess of fertility, who assisted women in childbirth.”In a realm of nine worlds, one might assume that the gods would be satisfied with one.
The tradition of Sky burials, which is also known by the name of ‘Celestial burial’, is particularly associated with the Tibetan culture, although it has existed in other civilizations throughout history.
In the mythology of the Norse, however, one world for the gods is not enough because the gods themselves are divided.
Reports raise the possibility that the fragments are not just contemporary to the Islamic Prophet Mohammed, but that they may predate him.
Liz Leafloor is Editor Writer and Member Coordinator for Ancient Origins Having worked in news and online media for years Liz covers exciting and interesting topics like ancient myth history technology archaeological discoveries life and death and the unexplained Liz... The Arab tribes of Quraish, the most insidious enemy of Islam during its first ten years, have NEVER EVER said anything about any predated Quran version, including the Jewish or the Christians of the area or any other non-believers.
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Bora notes that the radiocarbon analysis on the sheep- or goatskin manuscript dates the page fragments themselves, or the death of the animal whose skin was used, but not the timeline of when the script was actually applied to the skin.
Yet others may challenge radiocarbon dating itself as a tool of evidence, as it creates a range of possible ages, not definitive dates. There is no jahweh, no allah or any other imaginairy friend. The Quran was safely saved as hard copy and with high fidelity persevered by heart transferring from the Prophet Muhammad to his friends Sahaba.
These religious texts, the oldest surviving Quranic manuscript pages ever found, have been in a collection within the University of Birmingham's library for over a century.