Journals Higher Education

$85.00

Hardcover

Published: 29 December 2015

368 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198747376


Bookseller Code (06)

On 'Astronomia'

An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistle 3

F. Jamil Ragep and Taro Mimura

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
  • Bilingual format presents Arabic and English text within the same volume -- ideal for non-native Arabic speakers
  • An important contribution to the complex mosaic of pre-modern Islamic thought
  • Includes notes to technical concepts and passages, and a glossary of terms
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