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Burnett, Charles (Charles S. F.)

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Works: 108 works in 380 publications in 9 languages and 6,035 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Conference proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Concordances 
Roles: Editor, Other, Translator
Classifications: Q124.97, 509.02
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Publications about Charles Burnett
Publications by Charles Burnett
Most widely held works by Charles Burnett
Studies in the history of the exact sciences in honour of David Pingree ( file )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 917 libraries worldwide
This collection of essays reflects the wide range of David Pingree's expertise in the scientific texts (above all, concerning astronomy and astrology) of Ancient Mesopotamia, Greece, India, Persia, and the medieval Arabic, Hebrew and Latin traditions. Both theoretical aspects and the practical applications of the exact sciences-in time keeping, prediction of the future, and the operation of magic-are dealt with. The book includes several critical editions and translations of hitherto unknown or understudied texts, and a particular emphasis is on the diffusion of scientific learning from one culture to another, and through time. Above all, the essays show the variety and sophistication of the exact sciences in non-Western societies in pre-modern times
Magic and divination in the Middle Ages : texts and techniques in the Islamic and Christian worlds by Charles Burnett( Book )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
The introduction of Arabic learning into England by Charles Burnett( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Adelard of Bath, conversations with his nephew : On the same and the different, Questions on natural science, and On birds by Adelard( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Latin and held by 229 libraries worldwide
De mundi celestis terrestrisque constitutione = A treatise on the universe and the soul by Pseudo-Bede( Book )
11 editions published in 1985 in 3 languages and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Hildegard of Bingen : the context of her thought and art ( Book )
9 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Adelard of Bath : an English scientist and Arabist of the early twelfth century ( Book )
14 editions published in 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Glosses and commentaries on Aristotelian logical texts : the Syriac, Arabic and medieval Latin traditions ( Book )
8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Hebrew medical astrology : David Ben Yom Tov, Kelal qaṭan : original Hebrew text, medieval Latin translation, modern English translation by David Ben Yom Tov( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and Hebrew and held by 178 libraries worldwide
The second sense : studies in hearing and musical judgement from antiquity to the seventeenth century ( Book )
10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
La transmission des textes philosophiques et scientifiques au Moyen Age by Marie-Thérèse d' Alverny( Book )
10 editions published in 1994 in French and English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
De essentiis by Hermann( Book )
11 editions published in 1982 in English and Latin and held by 167 libraries worldwide
The abbreviation of The introduction to astrology : together with the medieval Latin translation of Adelard of Bath by Abū Maʻshar( Book )
10 editions published in 1994 in English and Arabic and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Abu Ma'sar (787-886, known as Albumasar in Western Europe) was the best known astrologer of the Middle Ages in both the Islamic world and the Christian West. His most famous work was the "Great Introduction" to astrology, which was copied into numerous Arabic manuscripts, translated into Latin twice, and printed in the Renaissance. However, he himself made an abbreviation of this work, which summarized the astrological information in the larger work. This abbreviation survives in two Arabic manuscripts and a Latin translation made by Adelard of Bath in the early 12th century. This text contains the first edition of the abbreviation and the Latin translation, with English translations of both texts and several indexes. It should be of interest to cultural historians, as well as a useful introduction to medieval astrology
La connaissance de l'Islam dans l'occident mʹediʹeval by Marie-Thérèse d' Alverny( Book )
9 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Islam and the Italian Renaissance ( Book )
8 editions published in 1999 in English and Multiple languages and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Constantine the African and ʻAlī ibn al-ʻAbbās al-Magūsī : the Pantegni and related texts ( Book )
8 editions published in 1994 in English and French and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Arabic into Latin in the Middle Ages : the translators and their intellectual and social context by Charles Burnett( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
This collection of Charles Burnett's articles on the transmission of Arabic learning to Europe concentrates on the identity of the Latin translators and the context in which they were working. The articles are arranged in roughly chronological order, beginning with the earliest known translations from Arabic at the end of the 10th century, progressing through 11th-century translations made in Southern Italy, translators working in Sicily and the Principality of Antioch at the beginning of the 12th century, the first of the 12th-century Iberian translators, the beginnings and development of 'professional' translation activity in Toledo, and the transfer of this activity from Toledo to Frederick II's entourage in the 13th century. Most of the articles include editions of texts that either illustrate the style and character of the translator or provide the source material for his biobibliography
Pensée médiévale en occident : théologie, magie et autres textes des XIIe-XIIIe siècles by Marie-Thérèse d' Alverny( Book )
8 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Hermetis Trismegisti astrologica et diuinatoria by Hermes( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Latin and held by 123 libraries worldwide
The Liber Aristotilis of Hugo of Santalla by Hugo( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Latin and held by 121 libraries worldwide
 
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Burnell, Charles, 1951-
Burnett, C. S. F.
Burnett, C. S. F. (Charles S. F.)
Burnett, Ch. (Charles)
Burnett, Charles
Burnett, Charles, 1951-
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Burnett, Charles Stuart Freeman
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