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On Aristotle Meteorology 1.4-9, 12

Author: John Philoponus; Inna Kupreeva; Aristotle.
Publisher: London : Bristol Classical Press, 2012.
Series: Ancient commentators on Aristotle.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Of John Philoponus' commentary on the Meteorology only that on chapters 1-9 and 12 of the first book has been preserved. It is translated in this series in two parts, the first covering chapters 1-4, the second chapters 5-9 and 12.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Aristotle.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Philoponus; Inna Kupreeva; Aristotle.
ISBN: 9780715636756 0715636758
OCLC Number: 820380077
Language Note: Translated from the ancient Greek. Includes English-Greek glossary and Greek-English index.
Notes: As it survives, John Philoponus' commentary on Aristotle's Meteorologica is incomplete and covers only Book 1 of the Meteorologica, chapters 1-9 and 12. This volume is a translation of Philoponus' commentary on Book 1, chapters 4-9 and chapter 12.
Continues: Philoponus, John. On Aristotle Meteorology 1.1-3 (London : Bristol Classical Press, 2011).
Description: [viii], 198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction Textual Emendations Translation Notes Bibliography English-Greek Glossary Greek-English Index Index of Passages Cited General Index
Series Title: Ancient commentators on Aristotle.
Responsibility: Philoponus ; translated by Inna Kupreeva.

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In this commentary of Aristotle's Meteorology, the Neoplatonist Philoponus discusses subjects such as the nature of fiery and light phenomena in the sky, the formation of comets, the Milky Way, the  Read more...

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