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Theophrastus On first principles (known as his Metaphysics) : Greek text and medieval Arabic translation by Paracelsus

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English


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Other titlesOn first principles
Statementedited 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
SeriesPhilosophia antiqua -- v. 119
ContributionsGutas, Dimitri, Bartolomeo da Messina, 13th cent
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB626.T33 M417 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 506 p. ;
Number of Pages506
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24435014M
ISBN 109004179038
ISBN 109789004179035
LC Control Number2009038896
OCLC/WorldCa439211067

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