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Published: 14 January 2016

496 Pages

234 x 156mm

ISBN: 9780198758280

Bookseller Code (AO)

Sciences of the Soul and Intellect, Part I

An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistles 32-36

Paul E. Walker, David Simonowitz, Ismail K. Poonawala, and Godefroid de Callataÿ

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
  • Includes extensive critical apparatus, and notes to key concepts and passages
  • Accompanied by a comprehensive introduction by the volume editors and translators
  • Appendices include a glossary of terms and concordance of manuscripts and earlier printed texts