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Al-Hasan ibn Musa al-Nawbakhti, Commentary on Aristotle "De generatione et corruptione" : Edition,
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This book presents the oldest commentary on Aristotle written in Arabic, a compendium ofDe Generatione et Corruptione. Its author was the Imamite theologian Ibn M?s? al-Nawbakht? (fl. ca. 900), of whom a single work (among more than forty ones recorded) was known to be extant. This new text sheds light both on the Greek tradition – the author makes extensive use of Alexander’s lost commentary – and on the formative period of Shi’ism.