Folio from a Aja'ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) by al-Qazvini; recto: The Sea-Serpent/Dragon (al-Tannin); verso: Julka (Julka), Dolphin (Dulfin), Dhuiban (Dhu'iban), early century, Iraq or Eastern Turkey
The present volume makes available for the first time the earliest translation of Aristotle into a Semitic language. It will open the way to a fuller understanding of the transformation of Greek logic in Syriac and Arabic.
The Clarendon Aristotle Series is designed for both students and professionals. It provides accurate translations of selected Aristotelian texts, accompanied by incisive commentaries that focus on philosophical problems and issues, The volumes in the series have been widely welcomed and favourably reviewed.