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From the Greeks to the Arabs and Beyond
Language: en
Pages: 728
Authors: Hans Daiber
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-25 - Publisher: BRILL

From the Greeks to the Arabs and Beyond written by Hans Daiber, is a six volume collection of Daiber’s scattered writings, journal articles, essays and encyclopaedia entries on Greek-Syriac-Arabic translations, Islamic theology and Sufism, the history of science, Islam in Europe, manuscripts and the history of oriental studies. It also
Modernity's Classics
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Sarah C. Humphreys, Rudolf G Wagner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-11 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This book presents critical studies of modern reconfigurations of conceptions of the past, of the 'classical', and of national heritage. Its scope is global (China, India, Egypt, Iran, Judaism, the Greco-Roman world) and inter-disciplinary (textual philology, history of art and architecture, philosophy, gardening). Its emphasis is on the complexity of
Hippocratic Commentaries in the Greek, Latin, Syriac and Arabic Traditions
Language: en
Pages: 396
Authors: Sarah C. Humphreys, Rudolf G Wagner
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-13 - Publisher: BRILL

This collection of articles presents cutting-edge scholarship in Hippocratic studies in English from an international range of experts. It pays special attention to the commentary tradition, notably in Syriac and Arabic, and its relevance to the constitution and interpretation of works in the Hippocratic Corpus.
Empire of Ancient Greece
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Jean Kinney Williams
Categories: Greece
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Empire of Ancient Greece chronicles the remarkable legacy of the Greeks, as well as the diversity of their societies - from the thriving democracy of Athens to the militarism of Sparta to the oligarchy of Thrace. It explores the conditions that made it possible for the ancient Greeks to develop
Displacement and Dispossession in the Modern Middle East
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Dawn Chatty
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-15 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Traces the history of refugees and migrants within a reconstructed twentieth-century Middle East.