Rasa'il Ikhwan al-Safa'

The Rasa'il Ikhwan al-Safa'

"The Epistles of the Brethren of Purity"

Some Bibliographical Notes and Sources....

Stephen Lambden

In Progress and under revision. 1980s-2016,

Arabic editions of the Rasa'il.

Arabic editions of the Rasa'il.

Ikhwān al-Şafā'.

  • Rasa'ulu Ikhwan Al Safa. Bombay: Nur Al-Din Jtwa Khan, 1887-9. CHECK
  • Rasă'īl. Beirut: Dar Şadir, 1376/1957.

 
Some general online overviews:

Asghar Ali Engineer,  `Ikhwan-us Safa: A Rational and Liberal Approach to Islam':

Bausani, Alessandro.

  •  `L'enciclopedia e il mondo arabo-islamico medievale." In Momenti e modelli nella storia dell'enciclopedia: il mondo musulmano, ebraico e latino a congronto sul tema dell'organizzazione del sapere. Rivista di storia delle filosofia, vol. 40. 1985.

Blachère, Régis.

  • "Quelques réflexions sur les formes de l'encyclopédisme en Egypte et en Syrie du VIIIe/XIVe siècle à la fin du IXe/XVe siècle." Bulletin des études orientales 23 (1970): 7-19.

 Chapoutot-Remadi, Mounira.

  • "L'Encyclopédie arabe au Xe siècle." In L'Encyclopédisme: Actes du Colloque de Caen, 12-16 janvier 1987, edited by Annie Becq, 37-46. Paris: Éditions Aux Amateurs de Livres, 1991.

 Farrukh, O.A.

  •  "Ikhwān al-Safã'", dans M.M. Sharif (éd.), A History of Muslim Philosophy, Wiesbaden, Otto Harrassowitz, 1963,1, p. 289-310.

 al-Fãrũqî, I. R.

  • "On the Ethics of the Brethren of Purity". Muslim World, 50 (1960), pp. 109-121, 193-198. 252-258.

Gālib, M.

  • Ga'far b. Manşür al-Yaman. Kitāb al-Kashf, Beyrouth, Dar al֊ Andalus, 1984.
  • ar-Risāla al-Gāmi'a. Tāg Rasā՝il Ikwan aş-Şafa՝ UY/ Hullam al-Wafa', Beyrouth. Dar al֊ Andalus, 1984.

al-Hamdani, H.F.

  • "Rasā'il Ikhwan aş-Şafa in the literature of the Ismā'īlī Ţaiyibî Da'wat", Der Islam. XX, 1932, p. 281-300.
  • "Some Unknown Ismā'īlī Authors and their Works", JRAS , 1933, p. 359-378.
     Marquet, Yves.
  • `L'encyclopédie des `Frères de la pureté' (Ihwân as-Safâ')." In L'Encyclopédisme: Actes du Colloque de Caen, 12-16 janvier 1987, edited by Annie Becq, 47-56. Paris: Éditions Aux Amateurs de Livres, 1991.

Netton, Ian.

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Pines, Shlomo.

  • `Une encyclopédie arabe du 10e siècle: les epitres des Frères de la pureté, Rasa'il Ikhwan al-Safa'` In Momenti e modelli nella storia dell'enciclopedia: il mondo musulmano, ebraico e latino a congronto sul tema dell'organizzazione del sapere. Rivista di storia delle filosofia, vol. 40. 1985.