By Dimitri Gutas
Greek suggestion, Arabic Culture explores the main social, political and ideological elements that occasioned the exceptional translation circulate from Greek into Arabic in Baghdad, the newly based capital of the Arab dynasty of the 'Abbasids', in the course of the first centuries in their rule. Dimitri Gutas attracts upon the previous old and philological scholarship in Greco-Arabic stories and the learn of medieval translations of secular Greek works into Arabic and analyses the social and historic purposes for this phenomenon.
Dimitri Gutas presents a stimulating, erudite and well-documented survey of this key circulation within the transmission of historic Greek tradition to the center Ages.
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Greek Thought, Arabic Culture: The Graeco-Arabic Translation Movement in Baghdad and Early 'Abbasaid Society (2nd-4th/5th-10th c.) (Arabic Thought and Culture) by Dimitri Gutas