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5. Channels of Transmission
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In Chapter 1, The Late Ancient Background

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5.1 ‘From Alexandria to Baghdad’ – 5.2 The ‘Harran’-Hypothesis – 5.3 The Role of the Syriac Christians – 5.4 The Appropriation of the Heritage in the Arabic Speaking World

5.1 ‘From Alexandria to Baghdad’

In view of these findings it seems unlikely that the transmission of Greek philosophy to the Arabs should have been restricte…

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Ulrich Rudolph, “5. Channels of Transmission”, in: Philosophy in the Islamic World Online: 8th-10th Centuries. Consulted online on 30 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2543-2729_PIWO_COM_001105>
First published online: 2017



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