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Burnett, Charles (Charles S. F.)

Works: 141 works in 662 publications in 9 languages and 9,214 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Translator, Author of introduction, Collaborator, wpr, Creator
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Publications about Charles Burnett
Publications by Charles Burnett
Most widely held works by Charles Burnett
Magic and divination in the Middle Ages : texts and techniques in the Islamic and Christian worlds by Charles Burnett( Book )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
The introduction of Arabic learning into England by Charles Burnett( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 258 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 )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Latin and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Petri Abaelardi Opera theologica by Peter Abelard( Book )
in Latin and held by 251 libraries worldwide
De mundi celestis terrestrisque constitutione = A treatise on the universe and the soul by Pseudo-Bede( Book )
15 editions published in 1985 in 3 languages and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Hildegard of Bingen : the context of her thought and art ( Book )
15 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 211 libraries worldwide
This volume offers a comprehensive view of Hildegard of Bingen's manifold achievements, her intellectual background and her reception in the later Middle Ages. It brings together, with full documentation, the contributions of an international group of medievalists, from diverse disciplines, to the colloquium held at the Warburg Institute on 17– 18 November 1995. Three of the essays are devoted to the cultural landscape in which Hildegard lived and worked – her relation to the writings of the Fathers, to the schools of her own time, and to the prophetic tradition. Two others examine how, after Hildegard's death, she came to be revered as saint and prophet, and two shed new light on the transmission of her manuscripts and of the illuminations that accompany her visions. Each of the remaining essays focuses on what is new and individual in aspects of Hildegard's astonishingly varied work: in her sacred music and poetry, her astronomy, botany and medicine, and in her unprecedented uses of allegory. The volume both pays tribute to the ninth centenary of Hildegard's birth (1098) and complements the first major study of Hildegard in our century – that of Hans Liebeschütz – which the Warburg Library, still in Hamburg, published in 1930
Adelard of Bath : an English scientist and Arabist of the early twelfth century ( Book )
16 editions published in 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Glosses and commentaries on Aristotelian logical texts : the Syriac, Arabic and medieval Latin traditions ( Book )
12 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
La connaissance de l'Islam dans l'occident mʹediʹeval by Marie-Thérèse d' Alverny( Book )
11 editions published in 1994 in French and Latin and held by 191 libraries worldwide
De essentiis by Hermann( Book )
20 editions published in 1982 in 3 languages and held by 190 libraries worldwide
The abbreviation of The introduction to astrology : together with the medieval Latin translation of Adelard of Bath by Abū Maʻshar( Book )
16 editions published in 1994 in English and Arabic and held by 186 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
The second sense : studies in hearing and musical judgement from antiquity to the seventeenth century ( Book )
11 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
La transmission des textes philosophiques et scientifiques au Moyen Age by Marie-Thérèse d' Alverny( Book )
14 editions published in 1994 in French and English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Arabic into Latin in the Middle Ages : the translators and their intellectual and social context by Charles Burnett( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 185 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
Kelal qaṭan : original Hebrew text, medieval Latin translation, modern English translation by David Ben Yom Tov( Book )
13 editions published in 2005 in English and Hebrew and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Constantine the African and ʻAlī ibn al-ʻAbbās al-Magūsī : the Pantegni and related texts ( Book )
12 editions published in 1994 in English and French and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Islam and Tibet : interactions along the musk routes by Anna Akasoy( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
"The first encounters between the Islamic world and Tibet took place in the course of the expansion of the Abbasid Empire in the eighth century. Military and political contacts went along with an increasing interest in the other side. Cultural exchanges and the transmission of knowledge were facilitated by a trading network, with musk constituting one of the main trading goods from the Himalayas, largely through India. From the thirteenth century onwards, the spread of the Mongol Empire from the Western borders of Europe through Central Asia to China facilitated further exchanges. The significance of these interactions has been long ignored in scholarship. This volume represents a major contribution to the subject, bringing together new studies by an interdisciplinary group of international scholars. They explore for the first time the multi-layered contacts between the Islamic world, Central Asia and the Himalayas from the eighth century until the present day in a variety of fields, including geography, cartography, art history, medicine, history of science and education, literature, hagiography, archaeology, and anthropology."
The teaching and learning of Arabic in early modern Europe by Jan Loop( Book )
7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
This volume brings together the leading experts in the history of European Oriental Studies. Their essays present a comprehensive history of the teaching and learning of Arabic in early modern Europe, covering a wide geographical area from southern to northern Europe and discussing the many ways and purposes for which the Arabic language was taught and studied by scholars, theologians, merchants, diplomats and prisoners. The contributions shed light on different methods and contents of language teaching in a variety of academic, scholarly and missionary contexts in the Protestant and the Roman Catholic world. But they also look beyond the institutional history of Arabic studies and consider the importance of alternative ways in which the study of Arabic was persued
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Burnell, Charles 1951-
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Burnett, Charles Stuart Freeman
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