18 The Cave ۞ Al-Kahf
A. J. Droge [+]
A. J. Droge is the author of Homer or Moses? Early Christian Interpretations of the History of Culture and, with James Tabor, of A Noble Death: Suicide and Martyrdom among Christians and Jews in Antiquity.
This sūra is composed almost entirely of stories. The three main ones are: the ‘Men of the Cave,’ Moses and the servant, and Dhū-l-Qarnayn, a figure usually identified with Alexander the Great.