The Arabic Partial Version of Pseudo-Aristotle's Mechanical Problems

The Arabic Partial Version of Pseudo-Aristotle's Mechanical Problems

Based on manuscript evidence, the article presents a study of the historical and textual traditions of a fragment of Arabic mechanics which is also edited in Arabic and translated into English. This fragment, entitled Nutaf min al-hiyal, presents an Arabic translation of the theoretical part of the Probelama mechanica, a famous treatise of ancient mechanics attributed to Aristotle.

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