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In Black and White

BERNARD LEWIS

in Race and Slavery in the Middle East: An Historical Enquiry

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053265
eISBN:
9780199854561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053265.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The chapter discusses black and white slaves, though the Qur'an gives no countenance to the idea that there are superior and inferior races. The idea of natural slavery is mentioned by Aristotelian ... More


Pines’s Translation of the Guide: Alternative Possibilities

Alfred L. Ivry

in Maimonides' "Guide of the Perplexed" in Translation: A History from the Thirteenth Century to the Twentieth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226457635
eISBN:
9780226627878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627878.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Pines’ translation of key terms and sentences in the Guide, arguing that he hewed close to the impression Maimonides wanted to convey in his original Judeo-Arabic text, an ... More


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