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Since the publication of Introducing Islam I have discovered a few minor errors or appropriate additions. These are corrected or added below.
William Shepard

 

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. . . while the Persians occupied it from about 570 to 625.

. . .while the Persians controlled it from about 575 to 630.

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, which was to give rise to the Fiver Shi‘is

[omit, this is not correct]

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7-8

As ghazis are very strongly

As ghazis and very strongly

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incl?

5-6 from bottom

Until modern times, recitation of the Qur’an along with its use in learning to read and write, was the mainstay

Until modern times recitation of the Qur’an, along with its use in learning to read and write, was the mainstay [change commas]

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incl?

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For some recitation

For some, recitation

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1

learning the Qur’an

Learning, the Qur’an

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incl?

3

those

these

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Fig. 5.3

Credit omitted.

Courtesy AFP/Getty Images

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[reference not given]

Padwick, 42

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barbaric

 barbarian

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7

[end of sentence]

(Bukhari)

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suhur

sahur

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last

(818)

(d. 818)

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13

teaching

teaches

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arrangements or

arrangements among the Arabs or

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that the leaders

that many of the leaders

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21

not located

not often located

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1879

1867                    

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1

sometimes

often

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7 in box

el-Durr

al-Durr

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22-3

“Happy is he who says, ‘I am Turk.’”

“Happy is the one who says, ‘I am a Turk.’”

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5 from bottom

(Boland, 1971, 126)

(Boland, 1971, 126-9)

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4 from bottom

were at three

were at least three

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22

1990

1991   

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13

Kommando

Komando  

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22

2003

2002  

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appears to have been

appears to have become

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Germany has generally tried to keep the immigrants separate. Citizenship is hard .  . .

Germany for some time tried to keep the immigrants separate. Citizenship  has been hard .  . .

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Mordad (23 August)
Shahrivar (23 September)

Mordad (23 July)
Shahrivar (23 August)

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Powerful One

Merciful One

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7

www.uga.edu/islam/  
[second time]

www.unc.edu/~cernst/

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Last entry

http://www.trivia-library.com/b/origins-of-sayings-our-country-right-or-wrong.htm

Another link:
http://www.answers.com/topic/stephen-decatur

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Padwick, Constance, Muslim
Devotions: A study of prayer-manuals in common use
, London, SPCK, 1961.

333

 

‘urf . . . see also ‘ada

[‘ada is missing from index]

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