Evolution of Quran

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 631 CE Last revelation: according to al-Bukhari
c. 640 CE Uthman obtained the sheets of the Quran from Ḥafṣa and appointed a commission consisting of Zayd and three prominent Meccans, and instructed them to copy the sheets into several volumes based on the dialect of Quraysh, the main tribe of Mecca.
c. 690 CE Diacritic Points are added Birmingham_Quran_manuscript_-_closeup
Latest Update: March 31, 2017