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Author Vagelpohl, Uwe.

Title Aristotle's Rhetoric in the East [electronic resource] : the Syriac and Arabic translation and commentary tradition / by Uwe Vagelpohl.

Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description x, 347 p. : ill.
Series Islamic philosophy, theology, and science, 0169-8729 ; v. 76
Islamic philosophy, theology, and science ; v. 76.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [328]-341) and index.
Contents Introduction -- "Greek into Arabic" -- Problems of translation history -- The history of Greek-Arabic translations -- Translation history -- The Arabic version -- Manuscript and dating -- The Syriac translation tradition -- Comparing Greek and Arabic -- Some qualifications -- Text comparison and analysis -- Findings -- Sources for structural mismatches -- The use of connectors and particles -- Morophology and terminology -- Transcription of proper names -- The terminology -- The reception of the Arabic translation -- The ninth century : arst encounters -- The tenth century : laying the foundation -- The eleventh century : elaboration and extension -- The twelfth century : the return to Aristotle -- Beyond the twelfth century -- The Latin afterlife -- Conclusions.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Aristotle. Rhetoric.
Aristotle. Rhetoric -- Criticism, Textual.
Aristotle -- Translations into Arabic -- History and criticism.
Aristotle -- Translations into Syriac -- History and criticism.
Philosophy, Ancient -- Translations into Arabic.
Philosophy, Ancient -- Translations into Syriac.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789004166813 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004166815 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789047433422 (e-book)