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Published: 26 March 2021

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780198858140

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On Life, Death, and Languages

An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistles 29-31

Eric Ormsby

Epistles of the Brethren of Purity

  • A key section from a classic work of medieval Islamic learning
  • Provides students and non-specialists with access to an Islamic philosophical treatise
  • Notes to technical concepts and obscure passages elucidate the text
  • Full contextual and expository introduction to the text, translation, and edition
  • Appendices offer glossary of technical terms and concordance of manuscripts and printed texts