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3. Method, Phases, and Significance of the Translations

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In Chapter 3, The Rebirth of Philosophy and the Translations into Arabic  previous chapter  The translators from Greek and Syriac into Arabic (see the list given by Ibn Abī Uṣaybiʿa [*5: I 203–205]), with the exception of the pagan scholars from Harran, belonged to the Christian churches dominant in the Fertile Crescent: Melkites (the Biṭrīq father and son, Qusṭā b. Lūqā), Jacobites (ʿAbd al-Masīḥ b. Nāʿima al-Ḥimṣī, Yaḥyā Ibn ʿAdī), and Nestorians (the family of Ḥunayn b. Isḥāq, Abū Bišr Mattā ...

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