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The case of the animals versus man before the King of the Jinn an Arabic critical edition and English translation of Epistle 22 by IkhwДЃn al-б№ўafДЃКј

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementedited and translated by Lenn E. Goodman and Richard McGregor ; foreword by Nader El-Bizri
ContributionsGoodman, Lenn Evan, 1944-, McGregor, Richard J. A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB746.A4 E52 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 389, [282] p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24524971M
ISBN 100199580162
ISBN 109780199580163
LC Control Number2010278405
OCLC/WorldCa551388897

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‘The Case of the Animals versus Man Before the King of the Jinn’ (Epistle 22) is the longest of the fifty-two epistles, and in this one, widely read and translated in the Middle Ages and since, the Brethren break away from their usual expository format and fly up into the realm of fable.   The Case of the Animals Versus Man Before the King of the Jinn book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a new English /5. The Case of the Animals versus Man Before the King of the Jinn: An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistle 22 and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library! The case of the animals versus man before the King of the Jinn: a tenth-century ecological fable of the Pure Brethren of Basra. [Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ.].

This epistle, The Case of the Animals versus Man Before the King of the Jinn (Epistle 22), prepared by Professors Lenn E. Goodman and Richard McGregor, is arguably the best known, on account of its prominent ecological fable which casts the exploited and oppressed animals pursuing a case . The Case ofthe Animals versus Man Before the King of the Jinn A translation from the Epistles of the Brethren ofPurity. Translated / Lenn E. Goodman and Richard McGregor. Foreword by. Nader EI-Bizri. OXFORD. VNIVERSITY PRESS. in association with. The Institute of Ismaili Studies. OXFORD. UNiVERSITY PRESS. Great Clarendon Street. But hidden among them in the second section is our fable: ‘The Case of the Animals versus Humans Before the King of the Jinn.’ This is the Epis the longest in the entire collection. The Brethren of Purity, The Case Case of Animals Versus Man Before the King of the Jinn: An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistle Reviewed By. Inka Nokso-Koivisto - - Philosophy in Review 31 (3)

Get this from a library! The case of the animals versus man before the King of the Jinn: a translation from the Epistles of the brethren of purity. [Richard J A McGregor; Lenn Evan Goodman; Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʼ,; Institute of Ismaili Studies.] -- This is a new English translation of a classic of medieval Islamic learning, which illuminates the intellectual debates of its age and speaks. When the jinn touches a person with epilepsy, it may be because of desire or love, just as happens between one human and another or it may – as is usually the case – be because of hatred and punishment, such as when a person has harmed them or they think that he has harmed them deliberately, either by urinating on them or pouring hot.   The Case of the Animals versus Man Before the King of the Jinn An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of EPISTLE 22 Edited and Translated by Lenn E. Goodman and Richard McGregor. A OUP in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies Publication. A unique classic of medieval literature; New English translation. The Case of the Animals versus Man Before the King of the Jinn An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of EPISTLE 22 Edited and Translated by Lenn E. Goodman and Richard McGregor. A OUP in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies Publication. Epistles of the Brethren of Purity. A unique classic of medieval literature.