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Published: 24 August 2013

400 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199655601

Bookseller Code (06)

On Arithmetic and Geometry

An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of EPISTLES 1 & 2

Edited and Translated by Nader El-Bizri

A OUP in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies Publication

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