Aristotle's Rhetoric in the East: The Syriac and Arabic Translation and Commentary Tradition (Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Texts and Studies) by Uwe Vagelpohl
English | Aug. 31, 2008 | ISBN: 9004166815 | 358 Pages | PDF | 1 MB
The two centuries following the rise of the Abbasid caliphate in 750 witnessed a wave of translations from Greek into Syriac and Arabic. The translation and reception of Aristotle's Rhetoric is a prime example for the resulting transformation of antique learning in the Islamic world and beyond.