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Risālah fī al-hayʾah (Ikhwān)

Title (arabic)

رسالة في الهيئة

Title (translit)

Risālah fī al-hayʾah (Ikhwān)

Alias

Risālaẗ fī al-hayʾaẗ (Iḫwān)

Author

Misattributed

Language

Arabic

Subject

Incipit

اعلم علمك الله ونور قلبك أن العالم إنسان كبير

Notes

Usually attributed to Ibn Sīnā [e.g. King (Survey B81, p. 49) but this is mainly from the section on "Natural Bodies" in the Rasā'il of the Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʾ (Risāla II in vol. 2, pp. 24-51 of the Beirut edition); partially translatated into Italian by Giorgio Scrimieri, *Testimonianze medievali e pensiero moderno*, Bari: Edizioni Levante, 1970, pp. 171-189 based on Cairo, DK hay'a 10. Has been edited by Maha Khidr (Cairo, 2006).

ismi_id

3184

Literature References

al-Ṣafāʾ, Ikhwān. 1957. Rasāʾil Ikhwān Al-Ṣafāʾ Wa Khullān Al-Wafāʾ. 4 vol.. Bayrut: Dār Ṣādir.
Ragep, F. Jamil, and Sally Ragep. 2004. “The Astronomical And Cosmological Works Of Ibn Sīnā: Some Preliminary Remarks”. In Sciences, Techniques Et Instruments Dans Le Monde Iranien (Xe– Xixe Siècle), eds. Nasr Pourjavady and Vesel, Živa, 3-15. Tehran: Presses Universitaires d' Iran / Institut Français de Recherche en Iran.

p. 8.

Ibn Sīnā, Al-Ḥusayn. 2006. Risāla Fi 'l-Haiʼa. Ed. Mahā Ḫiḍr. Cairo: Maṭbaʻat Dār al-Kutub wa-'l-Watāʼiq al-Qaumīya.

Author incorrectly identified as Ibn Sīnā.

Scrimieri, Giorgio. 1970. Testimonianze Medievali E Pensiero Moderno: Carme Sull'anatomia, Epistola Sull'astronomia, Inediti Di Ibn Sina. Bari: Edizioni Levante.

Partial translation into Italian.