Arguments and passages in the Koran

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/213
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises v.38 Treatises v.168
  • Dates of Creation
      5 August 1656
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      ff 204-205 (f 205v is blank); 200 x 145 mm.

Scope and Content

. Three papers, octavo, clearly written by Thomas Greaves; whose letter to Baxter including this paper is ‘a little tast’ of his intended work on Christian Evidences, is in Letters, vol. ii, f. 9 dated 5 August 1656 (listed as Corr 317). ‘Muhamedes passim in Alcorano Christum, & Euangelium magnis laudibus attolit.’

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black v.168 (also listed as v.38); Thomas p.9

Related Material

Greaves’ translation of the Koran and his commentary upon it were left incomplete, in manuscript form, at his death (see British Library Additional 16 Ms 21901).


For Thomas Greaves (1611-76), the Oriental scholar, see WR, Corr 296, 317 and ODNB.