Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2014

969 Pages

ISBN: 9780199683802

Bookseller Code (06)

On the Natural Sciences

An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of EPISTLES 15-21

Edited and Translated by Carmela Baffioni

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
  • 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