Epistles of the Brethren of Purity Series – Rasa’il Ikhwan al-Safa’

Arabic manuscript illumination from the 12th century CE showing the Brethren of Purity.maqamat al hariri. Source: Wikipeda.
Arabic manuscript illumination from the 12th century CE showing the Brethren of Purity.maqamat al hariri. Source: Wikipeda.

via http://iis.ac.uk – The Epistles of the Brethren of Purity is published by Oxford University Press in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies, London. This bilingual series consists of a multi-authored Arabic critical edition and annotated English translation of the Rasa’il Ikhwan al-Safa’ (ca. tenth-century Iraq).

  1. The Ikhwan al-Safa’ and their Rasa’il: An Introduction
  2. The Case of the Animals versus Man Before the King of the Jinn
  3. On Logic
  4. On Music
  5. On Magic
  6. On Arithmetic and Geometry
  7. On The Natural Sciences

http://www.iis.ac.uk/view_article.asp?ContentID=112055&l=en

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