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Author Berzin, Gabriella,
Title Avicenna in medieval Hebrew translation : Todros Todrosi's translation of Kitab al-najat, on psychology and metaphysics / by Gabriella Elgrably-Berzin.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2015]
©2015

Author Berzin, Gabriella,
Series Islamic philosophy, theology, and science text and studies, 0169-8729 ; volume 91
Islamic philosophy, theology, and science ; volume 91.
Subject Avicenna, 980-1037. Najāh.
Translating and interpreting -- History -- To 1500.
Arabic literature -- 750-1258 -- Translations into Hebrew.
Hebrew literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Psychology.
Metaphysics.
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In The Medieval Hebrew Translation of Avicenna's Kitāb al-Najāt presents an analysis and critical edition of the fourteenth-century Hebrew version of a major Arabic philosophical text, focusing on the psychology. It also includes an appendix featuring the section on metaphysics.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Todros Todrosi and the Hebrew Translation Movement -- 2. Translator of Avicenna -- 3. Avicenna's Concept of the Soul -- 4. Notes on Avicenna and Jewish Thinkers -- 1. Todros Todrosi's Hebrew Translation of Kitab al-Najat (Hazalat ha-Nefesh), Section Two, Treatise Six: "On the Soul" -- 1. Guide to the Critical Apparatuses -- 2. Sigla and Abbreviations Used in the Text -- 3. Todros Todrosi's Hebrew Translation of Kitab al-Najat (Hazalat ha-Nefesh), Section Two, Treatise Six: A Critical Edition -- 2. Todros Todrosi's Method of Translation: A Study of Language and Translation Techniques -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Todrosi's Arabic Version -- 3. Todrosi's Approach to Translation -- 4. Hebrew Tradition of Literalism -- 5. Todrosi's Syntax -- 6. Todrosi's Terminology -- 7. Variations in Todrosi's Use of Terminology -- 8. Epilogue -- 3. Shem Tov ben Joseph Ibn Falaquera and Todros Todrosi: Two Translators of a Similar Text -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Juxtaposition of Equivalent Sections in Todrosi's Translation of The Salvation and Falaquera's Guide to the Guide -- 3. Juxtaposition of Equivalent Sections in The Salvation in Todrosi's Translation and Falaquera's Book of the Soul -- 4. Notes on Hebrew Terminology -- 5. Notes on Arabic Terminology -- 6. General Style -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Avicenna's Metaphysics in Todros Todrosi's Incomplete Hebrew Translation of Kitab al-Najat, III -- Glossaries -- 1. Hebrew -- Arabic -- 2. Arabic -- Hebrew.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004281974 (electronic bk.)
9004281975 (electronic bk.)
9789004277489
900427748X
OCLC # 897378865
Additional Format Print version: Berzin, Gabriella. Avicenna in medieval Hebrew translation 9789004277489 (DLC) 2014038164 (OCoLC)892055939


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