Medieval Textual Cultures: Agents of Transmission, Translation and Transformation

Medieval Textual Cultures: Agents of Transmission, Translation and Transformation


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ISBN-13: 9783110601381
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 04/09/2018
Series: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - Tension, Transmission, Transformation Series , #6
Pages: 223
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Faith Wallis and Robert Wisnovsky, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Faith Wallis und Robert Wisnovsky, McGill Universität, Montreal, Kanada.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Agents of Transmission, Translation and Transformation Faith Wallis Robert Wisnovsky 1

Agents and Agencies? The Many Facets of Translation in Byzantine Medicine Alain Touwaide 13

Galenism at the 'Abbasid Court Keren Abbou Hershkovits 39

A New Catalogue of Medieval Translations into Latin of Texts on Astronomy and Astrology Charles Burnett David Juste 63

Bernat Metge and Hasdai Crescas: A Conversation Warren Zev Harvey 77

Transmitting the Astrolabe: Chaucer, Islamic Astronomy, and the Astrolabic Text Christine Chism 85

Literary criticism in the Vulgate Commentary on Ovid's Metamorphoses Frank T. Coulson 121

On the Individuality of the Medieval Translator Michael McVaugh 133

Charles I of Anjou as Initiator of the Liber Continens Translation: Patronage Between Foreign Affairs and Medical Interest Raphaela Veit 145

The Transmission of Azarquiel's Magic Squares in Latin Europe Rosa Comes 159

On the Integration of Islamic and Jewish Thought: An Unknown Project Proposal by Shlomo Pines Carlos Fraenkel 199

Index 209

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