Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 November 2013

969 Pages


ISBN: 9780199683802

Bookseller Code (AO)

On the Natural Sciences

An Arabic critical edition and English translation of Epistles 15-21

Carmela Baffioni

OUP/Institute of Ismaili Studies

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
  • Reveals connections between Islamic philosophy and ancient Greek thought
  • Accompanied by a comprehensive introduction by the volume editor and translator