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...First (and only) edition of this rare commentary on Aristotle’s De caelo, correlated with Averroës’ text on the same subject. A native of Sessa Aurunca, near Naples, Nifo (1473–1545?) was one of the most important commentators on Aristotle...
...First edition, very rare, of the Italian philosopher Agostino Nifo's commentary on the twelfth-century Andalusian philosopher Averroes' all-comprehensive celestial physics. Averroes wrote commentaries on Aristotle's Physica and De caelo...
...Avicenna exerted perhaps a more profound influence on both Eastern and Western medical thought than any other Islamic scholar. The Canon of Medicine was considered standard reading in European universities until well into the eighteenth...
...First and only fifteenth century edition of the first of Avicenna’s philosophical works to be published, this is an extremely rare volume. De anima forms part of the second part of the Kitab al-shifa (Book on the Cure [for ignorance...
...Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Al-Hasan ibn Ali ibn Sīnā (c. 980−1037), commonly known in the West as Avicenna, was a Bukharan polymath and is widely considered to be the most important and influential scientist of the Islamic Golden...
...In the translation of Plato of Tivoli, the dedication signed B. Ugulotti, this is the first separate edition of al-Battani's influential work on astronomy. Al-Battani (858-929 AD) holds a place of honour among Islamic astronomers...
...As part of the Translation Movement centring on the House of Wisdom in Abbasid Baghdad, numerous works relating to chemistry, physics, astronomy and astrology were brought together and translated into Arabic, facilitating new discoveries...
...The complete eleven-volume Latin edition of Aristotle and Averroës published by the Giunti press of Venice in 1550/2, edited by Gerolamo Bagolino (1470/80–1535) and, after his death, his son Giovanni Battista Bagolino and Marco Oddi (d....