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Published: 18 March 2010

696 Pages


ISBN: 9780199580163

Bookseller Code (AO)

Epistles of the Brethren of Purity: The Case of the Animals versus Man Before the King of the Jinn

An Arabic critical edition and English translation of Epistle 22

Lenn E. Goodman and Richard McGregor

OUP/Institute of Ismaili Studies

Epistles of the Brethren of Purity

  • First critical edition of the original Arabic text with a new and complete 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