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Author Theophrastus.

Title Theophrastus On first principles : (known as his Metaphysics) : Greek text and medieval Arabic translation / edited and translated with introduction, commentaries and glossaries, as well as the medieval Latin translation, and with an excursus on Graeco-Arabic editorial technique by Dimitri Gutas
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 506 pages)
Series Philosophia antiqua, 0079-1687 ; v. 119
Philosophia antiqua ; v. 119
Contents Preface; Abbreviations and Reference Works; part i introduction to the texts; part ii the texts and translations; part iii commentary; Appendix. "Known by Being Unknown" (9a18-23); Word Indices and Glossaries; Bibliography; Index Nominum; Index Locorum
Summary The short aporetic essay "On First Principles" by Theophrastus, thought to have been transmitted as his "Metaphysics," is critically edited for the first time on the basis of all the available evidencea "the Greek manuscripts and the medieval Arabic and Latin translationsa "together with an introduction, English translation, extensive commentary, and a diplomatic edition of the medieval Latin translation. This book equally contributes to Graeco-Arabic studies as ancilla of classical studies, and includes the first critical edition of the Arabic translation with an
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 481-490) and indexes
Notes Text of Theophrastus' On first principles in Greek with English translation on facing pages; followed by a version in medieval Arabic with English translation on facing pages; followed by a Latin version translated by Bartholomew of Messina. Introduction and commentary in English
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Subject Theophrastus. Metaphysica.
Metaphysics -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author Bartolomeo da Messina, active 13th century, translator
Gutas, Dimitri, editor
LC no. 2009038896
ISBN 1282950851
9004189831 (electronic bk.)
9789004189836 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Metaphysica. Polyglot
On first principles