On First Principles (known as his Metaphysics) by Dimitri Gutas

On First Principles (known as his Metaphysics) by Dimitri Gutas

Theophrastus


the quick aporetic essay "On First Principles" by means of Theophrastus, inspiration to were transmitted as his "Metaphysics," is significantly edited for the 1st time at the foundation of all of the on hand proof the Greek manuscripts and the medieval Arabic and Latin translations including an creation, English translation, broad remark, and a diplomatic version of the medieval Latin translation. This ebook both contributes to Graeco-Arabic stories as ancilla of classical reviews, and comprises the 1st serious version of the Arabic translation with an English translation and observation, an in depth excursus at the editorial strategy for Greek texts which medieval Arabic translations are extant in addition to for the Arabic translations themselves, and a whole Greek and Arabic thesaurus as a blueprint for destiny lexica.

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