The Zoological Chapter of the Kitab al-Imta' wal-Mu'anasa of Abu Hayyan al-Tauhidi (10th Century)

L. Kopf

Osiris, 12, 1956, 390-466

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An English translation of, and commentary on, the zoological chapter of the Kitab al-Imta' wal-Mu'anasa of Abu Hayyan al-Tauhidi, an Arabic encyclopedic work of the 10th Century. Many of the animal descriptions are very similar to those in the Physiologus, Pliny, Aristotle, etc.

Index of zoological terms.

Language: English


   

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