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326 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198816928


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On Composition and the Arts

An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistles 6-8

Edited and Translated by Nader El-Bizri
Godefroid de Callatay

Epistles of the Brethren of Purity

  • A key section from the first part of this classic work of medieval Islamic learning
  • These epistles explore mathematics, science, and their applications in the world
  • Provides students and non-specialists with access to an Islamic philosophical treatise
  • Introductions to the texts summarize the contents and explain the historical context
  • Notes to technical concepts and obscure passages elucidate the text
  • Appendices offer glossary of technical terms and concordance of manuscripts and printed texts
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