On Magic: An Atabic Critical Edition & English Translation of Epistle 52a

On Magic: An Atabic Critical Edition & English Translation of Epistle 52a
 
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ISBN/EAN: 9780199638956
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Publisher: O.U.P.
Pub. Date: November 2011
Author: CALLATAY ET AL
Format: Hardback
Page Count: 336
 
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This is the first critical edition of the last epistle of the Brethren of Purity (Ikhwan al-Safa), a tenth-century esoteric fraternity based in Iraq. It explores the legitimacy of magic and other occult sciences, drawing on authorities as diverse as Plato, the Qur'an, and the Torah. The edition includes an English translation and full annotations.
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