The Syriac Contribution To Arab Civilization

The Syriac Contribution To Arab Civilization

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The Syriac Contribution To Arab Civilization by Muhammad Al-Hamad, Joseph Shabo

The aim of this book is to demonstrate the movement of Greek thought into Arabic via the Syriac language. Al-Hamad devotes the four sections of this book to profiling four different authors who either wrote in Syriac or whose works were transmitted into Arabic via Syriac translations: Porphyry, John Philoponos ('the Grammarian'), Jacob of Edessa and Dionysios of Tellmahre.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607241492
Publisher: Gorgias Press
Publication date: 05/01/2010
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

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