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Published: 13 January 2012

336 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199638956

Bookseller Code (06)

On Magic I

An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of EPISTLE 52a

Edited and Translated by Godefroid de Callataÿ and Bruno Halflants

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
  • 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