Works by Kahl, Oliver  as editorial director | 1

ʿAlī ibn Sahl Rabban aṭ-Ṭabarī’s Health Regimen or "Book of the Pearl"

The Arabic treatise edited and translated here was written in the middle of the 9th century CE by ʿAlī ibn Sahl Rabban aṭ-Ṭabarī, a Christian convert to Islam and one of the most remarkable thinkers of his time. The text can be described as a manual towards the preservation of health, addressed directly to the ʿAbbāsid caliph al-Mutawakkil and his household. It represents not only the oldest extan... more

2020 Single work   ➥ Monograph : Editions | 2