Facsimile of LJS 459, Sirr al-asrār

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8-19-2015

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Early copy of the long form of this popular treatise presented as a letter from Aristotle to Alexander the Great on statecraft, astronomy, astrology, magic, and medicine. The ending of the manuscript is missing; the text breaks off during a discussion of magical alphabets.

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Education of princes--Early works to 1800, Kings and rulers--Duties--Early works to 1800, Political ethics--Early works to 1800, Astronomy--Early works to 1800, Islamic magic--Early works to 1800 Codices, Illuminations, Tables (documents), Treatises, Manuscripts Arabic--12th century, Manuscripts Arabic--13th century, Manuscripts Medieval

Facsimile of LJS 459, Sirr al-asrār

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