The case of the animals versus man before the King of the Jinn : a translation from the Epistles of the brethren of purity /
This is a new English translation of a classic of medieval Islamic learning, which illuminates the intellectual debates of its age and speaks vividly to the concerns of our own. It is the most famous work of the Brethren of Purity, a tenth-century esoteric fraternity based in Basra and Baghdad. In t...
Oxford ; New York :
Oxford University Press in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies,
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- Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Technical Introduction; Epistle 22: The Case of the Animals versus Man Before the King of the Jinn; Prologue of the Ikhwan; The Fable; Appendix A: Authorities Cited; Appendix B: Geographical Regions; Appendix C: Iranian Kings and Heroes of History and Legend; Appendix D: Religious Traditions; Bibliography; Index Nominum; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; Y; Z; Index Rerum; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z; Index Locorum