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it's a discovery that's almost as old as islam itself fragments of a koran uncovered at birmingham university in person , carbon dating suggests it's one thousand three hundred and seventy years old putting it within years of the founding of the religion we've had and i was good rated confrontations honestly one of the earliest current manuscripts , discovery includes chapters written in ink in an early arabic script , apartment had been mistakenly bound with a similar correct manuscript but radio carbon dating places the pages between the years of five hundred and sixty eight , six hundred and forty five , the manuscript was among middle eastern texas acquired by an iraqi priest in the nineteen twenties , trips home were funded by the philanthropist it would cadbury to raise birmingham status as a center for religious study