1). to the producer of the Qur'an, these figures beginning the first "historical" synoptic (Mecca/Kaba) accounts concerning the reason for the existence of the Qur'anic corpus at the end of the 7th century, narratives that will be enriched over time.
2). The Quran is a corpus. This term implies (for me...) a different approach from the ones of Dye, Segovia, etc. For me, it is intrinsically a corpus wanted as this (114 chapters) by its author(s): separated texts not destined to be assembled as a codex/book with an order which, later, have been lost.
3). What Dye, Segovia, etc., say, is that it is an assemblage of layer after layer of scripture which give at the end the Quran. Which people did that? Dye is unable to respond apart to give its origin to the frame Mecca/Kaba but layers were added after 632.
4). As I consider that the corpus is older than the 7th c., The modifications which could have taken place are normal and (mainly) due to the decay of the papyri which were written in the second part of the 6 th c.
5). I consider that the Sanaa palimpsest is an example of that: a different order of the sura, words replacing Uthmanic Vulgate words with the help of the context: that these changes (that one sees in the palimpsest) have been made collectively is possible. But a unique literati could have did it alone.
dear Altara In those statements., ., Are you not suggesting or assuming
" that there was a PUBLISHED/ WRITTEN document/s in some other language very similar to present book WHICH YOU & OTHERS CALL IT AS "CORPUS QURAN" WRITTEN BY SO CALLED TEMPLAR LITERATI way before birth or death of Prophet of Islam ((April 22, 570 AD - June 8 632 " and this so-called Corpus document was lost??
You also seem to suggest that this so-called Quran corpus is much older and was in different language than these early Quran manuscripts such as Sana manuscript ..
did I get that right from your statements ??
Not at all. For me, it is intrinsically a corpus (separated texts) in Arabic
wanted as this (114 chapters separated) by its author(s) before the 7th c. (the "prophet" have not existed, as "Mecca" did not exist before Islam) : separated texts not destined to be assembled as a codex/book with an order which, later, have been lost.