Posts made in February, 2012

Interpreting the Bible and Aristotle in Late Antiquity The Alexandrian Commentary Tradition between Rome and Baghdad

Posted by on Feb 24, 2012 in Articles, Library | 1 comment

• Imprint: Ashgate • Illustrations: Includes 2 b&w illustrations • Published: November 2011 • Format: 234 x 156 mm • Extent: 360 pages • Binding: Hardback • ISBN: 978-1-4094-1007-2 • Price : $134.95 » Website price: $121.46 • BL Reference: 220.7’01-dc22 • LoC Control No: 2011014770 • • Print friendly information sheet • Send to a friend • Edited by Josef Lössl and John W. Watt, Cardiff University, UK • This book brings together sixteen studies by internationally renowned scholars on the origins and early development of the Latin and Syriac biblical...

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Al-Kindi’s Role in the Transmission of Greek Knowledge to the Arabs*

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Articles, Library, Tribute to Dr. Matti Moosa | Comments Off on Al-Kindi’s Role in the Transmission of Greek Knowledge to the Arabs*

Download in .zip format * This material, which is presented solely for educational/research purposes, appeared in the Journal of the Pakistan Historical Society Volume XV, Part I (January, 1967) pp. 1-18. It is a revised and expanded version of a paper delivered in a session dealing with Islamic Studies during the meetings of the American Oriental Society at Philadelphia in April 1966. The article’s Footnotes page opens in a separate window. [Page 1] The information compiled by ancient and modern writers on the life and works of Abu Yusuf Ya’qub ibn Ishaq al-Kindi, the only Muslim...

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