Greek Thought, Arab Culture The Graeco-Arabic Translation Movement in Baghdad and Early Abbasid Society (2nd-4th and 8th-10th C.)
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Description: This work explores the major social, political and ideological factors that occasioned the unprecedented translation movement from Greek into Arabic in Baghdad during the first two centuries of their rule.
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Copyright year: 1998
Publication date: 7/23/1998
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
|Note on Dates, Names, and Transliteration|
|Translation and Empire|
|The Background of the Translation Movement|
|Al-Mahdī and His Sons|
|Translation and Society|
|Translation in the Service of Applied and Theoretical Knowledge|
|Patrons, Translators, Translations|
|Translation and History|
|Appendix: Greek Works Translated into Arabic|
|Bibliography and Abbreviations|
|Chronological Bibliography of Studies on the Significance of the Translation Movement for Islamic Civilization|
|Index of Manuscripts|