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Published: 24 November 2011

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780199638956

Bookseller Code (AO)

On Magic

An Arabic critical edition and English translation of Epistle 52, Part 1

Edited and translated by Godefroid de Callataÿ and Bruno Halflants

OUP/Institute of Ismaili Studies

Epistles of the Brethren of Purity

  • First critical edition of the original Arabic text with a new English translation
  • Contains a comprehensive introduction by the two volume editors and translators
  • 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