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Barhebraeus' Book of Conversation of Wisdom

Ktobo da-swod sufiya


The Book of Conversation of Wisdom is a compendium of Aristotelian philosophy by Barhebraeus in four chapters: logic, the natural sciences, metaphysics and religious matters. This facsimile edition reproduces a manuscript transcribed in 1902.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-336-6
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Sep 8,2009
Interior Color: Color
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 88
Language: Syriac
ISBN: 978-1-60724-336-6
$142.00

The Book of Conversation of Wisdom is a compendium of Aristotelian philosophy by Barhebraeus in four chapters covering (1) logic, (2) the natural sciences, (3) metaphysics and (4) religious matters. This facsimile edition reproduces a manuscript of the work transcribed by the well-known copyist ‘Abd al-‘Aziz b. Giwargis in 1902. The text of the Conversation of Wisdom is followed here by the “Question of Khamis b. Qardahe and Answer of Barhebraeus”, as well as a number of poems and prayers in Arabic.

The Book of Conversation of Wisdom is a compendium of Aristotelian philosophy by Barhebraeus in four chapters covering (1) logic, (2) the natural sciences, (3) metaphysics and (4) religious matters. This facsimile edition reproduces a manuscript of the work transcribed by the well-known copyist ‘Abd al-‘Aziz b. Giwargis in 1902. The text of the Conversation of Wisdom is followed here by the “Question of Khamis b. Qardahe and Answer of Barhebraeus”, as well as a number of poems and prayers in Arabic.

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