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"Quran" is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from God in Islam/God (, Allah). Its scriptural status among a world-spanning religious community, and its major place within world literature generally, has led to a great deal of secondary literature on the Quran. Quranic chapters are called suras and verses are called ayahs.

File:Brooklyn Museum - Manuscript of the Qur'an.jpg/thumbnail/Manuscript of the Quran. Brooklyn Museum.

File:IslamicGalleryBritishMuseum3.jpg/thumb/11th-century North African Quran in the British Museum.

File:Quran by Imam ali.JPG/thumb/Quran - in Mashhad, Iran - written by Ali.

Muslims believe the Quran was verbally revealed by God to Muhammad through the angel Gabriel (Jibril), gradually over a period of approximately 23 years, beginning on 22 December 609 Common Era/CE,

*Chronology of Prophetic Events, Fazlur Rehman Shaikh (2001) p. 50 Ta-Ha Publishers Ltd.

More Quran on Wikipedia.