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By Pieter De Leemans

ISBN-10: 9058675246

ISBN-13: 9789058675248

Mediaevalia Lovaniensia 39Communication ends up in an evolution of data, and the loose alternate of data results in clean findings. within the center a long time issues have been no diverse. The inheritance of historic wisdom deeply stimulated medieval notion. The writings of old Greek philosophers akin to Aristotle reached medieval readers essentially via translations. Translators made an interpretation of the source-text, and their translations grew to become the topic of commentaries. An figuring out of the advanced internet of kinfolk between source-texts, translations, and commentaries finds how medical pondering advanced throughout the center a while. Aristotle's Problemata, a textual content upsetting quite a few questions on medical and daily issues, amply illustrates the communique of rules throughout the transition among antiquity and the Renaissance.

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This is so compressed that the argument, and particularly the relevance of ‘the inward part is sinewy’, is difficult to understand. However, several other discussions give the cause of the craving as the retention of blood when menstruation ceases with pregnancy; and Prose Salernitan Question B295 (Lawn 1979) explains the fact that the effect is felt in the stomach by arguing that the womb and the stomach are close to each other, cold, and sinewy (nervosi). 19, observing that because the womb is sinewy, ‘therefore the stomach is affected in sympathy through the sinews that extend to it’.

J. DROSSAART-LULOFS (Publication of the ‘De Goeje Fund’ 23), Leiden: Brill, 1971, p. , Die arabischen Übersetzungen von Aristoteles' Schrift De Caelo, diss. Frankfurt am Main, 1966, p. 32ff. 8735-06_Goyens-Leem_03 36 19/12/06, 4:56 pm 37 THE GENRE PROBLEMATA IN ARABIC a) In Arabic, there are 17 maqalat (but the last two maqalat are probably incomplete), corresponding with the first 15 books of our Greek text, but the Arabic text is hardly shorter than the Greek text with 38 books. Therefore, to show the differences between the Greek text and the Arabic one, some short texts have been chosen as an illustration.

Neben völliger Identität von Fragen und Antworten gibt es auch eine Gleichheit nur der Fragen bei verschiedener Beantwortung…. Bei dieser Lage der Dinge ist es verständlich, daß die Doubletten für die Erklärung der Entstehung des Werkes eine gewichtige Rolle spielen’26. Also in the Arabic version some doubles occur and these are also distributed among different books. To show something of the Arabic version, I copied PG I 18 and XIV 6 and the double in the Arabic version PPA I 16 and XV 6 in translation.

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