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Published: 04 December 2008

326 Pages


ISBN: 9780199557240

Bookseller Code (AO)

Epistles of the Brethren of Purity. The Ikhwan al-Safa' and their Rasa'il

An Introduction

Edited by Nader El-Bizri

OUP/Institute of Ismaili Studies

Epistles of the Brethren of Purity

  • Inaugural volume of a landmark scholarly project
  • The Epistles is a classic work of medieval Islamic learning
  • Future volumes will present the first Arabic critical edition and complete annotated English translation
  • Of broad interdisciplinary interest in medieval studies as well as Islamic intellectual history
  • Eminent international line-up of contributors

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