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A lost Greek text on physiognomy by Archelaos of Alexandria in Arabic translation transmitted by Ibn Abī Ṭālib al-Dimashqī: An edition and translation of the fragments with glossaries of the Greek, Syriac, and Arabic traditions


Thomann, Johannes (2019). A lost Greek text on physiognomy by Archelaos of Alexandria in Arabic translation transmitted by Ibn Abī Ṭālib al-Dimashqī: An edition and translation of the fragments with glossaries of the Greek, Syriac, and Arabic traditions. In: Johnson, J Cale; Stavru, Alessandro. Visualizing the invisible with the human body: Physiognomy and ekphrasis in the ancient world. Berlin/Boston: Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 443-484.

Abstract

The aim of this study is to reconstruct a Greek work on physiognomy from scattered fragments in an Arabic work on physiognomy compiled in the early 14th century by Muḥammad al-Dimashqī, a Sufi shaykh who lived in the region of Damascus.

Abstract

The aim of this study is to reconstruct a Greek work on physiognomy from scattered fragments in an Arabic work on physiognomy compiled in the early 14th century by Muḥammad al-Dimashqī, a Sufi shaykh who lived in the region of Damascus.

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Item Type:Book Section, not_refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies
Dewey Decimal Classification:180 Ancient, medieval & eastern philosophy
290 Other religions
Language:English
Date:2019
Deposited On:29 Nov 2019 13:47
Last Modified:07 Apr 2020 07:23
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Series Name:Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Cultures
Number:10
ISSN:2194-976X
ISBN:978-3-11-061826-6
OA Status:Green
Official URL:https://www.degruyter.com/viewbooktoc/product/509865?rskey=UgReYh&result=2

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