Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 February 2013

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780199655601

Bookseller Code (AO)

On Arithmetic & Geometry

An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistles 1-2

Edited and Translated by Nader El-Bizri
Edited by Nader El-Bizri

OUP/Institute of Ismaili Studies

Epistles of the Brethren of Purity

  • First critical edition of the original Arabic text with a new English translation
  • The Epistles is a classic work of medieval Islamic learning
  • Includes a comprehensive Introduction, which explores the historical and cultural context of the work
  • Bilingual format presents Arabic and English text within the same volume — ideal for non-native Arabic speakers

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