A Syriac Encyclopaedia of Aristotelian Philosophy

Barhebraeus (13th c.) Butyrum sapientiae Books of Ethics, Economy and Politics

A Critical Edition, with Introduction, Translation, Commentary and Glossaries by N. Peter Joosse

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€151,00
$182.00
ISBN13: 
9789004141339
Publication Date: 
July 2004
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Hardback
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viii, 292 pp.
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0927-4103
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16

Syriac Text, with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary by Sami Aydin

Sergius of Reshaina’s Syriac exposition of Aristotle’s Categories, with its discussion on substance, quantity, quality, relatives and the other categories, but also the teaching on space from the Physics, is presented here in a critical edition with an English translation.
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24
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004324954
E-ISBN: 
9789004325142
Publication date: 
September 2016
€110,00
$132.00

Edited by Aafke M.I. van Oppenraay, Huygens ING in The Hague, with the collaboration of Resianne Fontaine, University of Amsterdam

The Letter before the Spirit underlines the importance for scholars to have at their disposal reliable scientific text editions – book editions or digital editions – of Aristotle’s works in the Semitico-Latin, and the Graeco-Latin, translation and commentary traditions.
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22
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234147
E-ISBN: 
9789004235083
Publication date: 
November 2012
€138,00
$174.00

Daniel King Cardiff University

The present volume makes available for the first time the earliest translation of Aristotle into a Semitic language. It will open the way to a fuller understanding of the transformation of Greek logic in Syriac and Arabic.
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Volume: 
21
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186606
E-ISBN: 
9789004191013
Publication date: 
November 2010
€151,00
$182.00

Jens Ole Schmitt, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

This volume offers the first critical edition and English translation of the Book of Physics of Barhebraeus' (d. 1286) magnum opus, Butyrum Sapientiae. It also analyzes Barhebraeus' (use of his) sources, and the unique and personal way in which he rearranged them.
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Volume: 
20
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186514
Expected: 
November 2017
€126,00
$179.00

Cleophea Ferrari

The Commentary on the Categories by Abū l-Farağ ibn aṭ-Ṭayyib is an important representative of the Aristotelian tradition in Arabic culture.
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004149038
Publication date: 
May 2006
€257,00
$309.00

John W. Watt with assistance of Daniel Isaac, Julian Faultless and Ayman Shihadeh

This volume contains a critical edition of Bar Hebraeus’ Book of Rhetoric in his Cream of Wisdom. The accompanying introduction, translation and commentary explore its relations with the Syriac Aristotle and the Arabic commentary of Ibn Sina.
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004145177
Publication date: 
September 2005
€245,00
$297.00

Edited by Anna A. Akasoy and Alexander Fidora with an Introduction and Annotated Translation by Douglas M. Dunlop

Critical edition of the Arabic Nicomachean Ethics including an introduction on the influence of this major Aristotelian work on Arabic literature, as well as an annotated English translation, both by the late Douglas M. Dunlop.
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004146471
Publication date: 
December 2005
€284,00
$344.00

Hidemi Takahashi

Barhebraeus' major philosophical work draws on earlier Greco-Syriac and Arabic sources. This partial edition of the work casts important light on the manner in which Greek science and philosophy were transmitted in the Orient.
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004130319
Publication date: 
December 2003
€305,00
$368.00

Oliver Gutman

A Critical Edition (with introduction and English translation) of the Pseudo-Avicenna Liber Celi et Mundi, the twelfth century Latin translation of an Arabic paraphrase of Aristotle's De Caelo.
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004132283
Publication date: 
August 2003
€115,80
$140.40
€193,00
$234.00

E.L.J. Poortman

This (first) publication of Petrus de Alvernia's commentary on the Peripatetic treatise 'De vegetabilibus et plantis' provides infor-mation on the reception of this work, that reached the Latin West through an Arabic translation made from the Syrian version of the Greek, in the Parisian Facultas...
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004117662
Publication date: 
August 2003
€75,00
$90.60
€125,00
$151.00

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