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Quran was revealed in aprrox 22 and a half years. Does anyone have the exact total time for this with a authentic source?

When were the first and last verse revealed in respect to Hijrat or Prophet's age ?

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what you mean by timeline? you mean the time for each individual verse? some were in night some in day. some mountain some in city. –  Battle of Karbala Nov 3 '12 at 16:56
@Ahmadi no I just meant the total duration. Have updated the post. sorry for ambiguity. –  mtk Nov 3 '12 at 17:02
May I ask what is the value gained by such knowledge? How is this useful? –  Hosam Aly Jan 24 '13 at 9:50
@mtk This still doesn't provide a rationale for spending time to research this subject. You already state that it took 22-23 years. Why would you spend time or effort to make this estimate more accurate? You could spend your time (and potential answerers' time) on something more useful. –  Hosam Aly Jan 24 '13 at 15:59
Could you please ask the second question in another question? –  Bleeding Fingers Feb 9 at 19:23
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From the Qur'an and the tradition, scholars say that Qur'an was revealed twice.

Once, it was revealed in full at the night of Qadr. Although scholars have not reached a consensus as to its time and place.

Second time it was gradually revealed in a span of 23 years.

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Please address the second question as well. Although OP should have asked it in another question. –  Bleeding Fingers Feb 9 at 19:22
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