The work is divided into 52 epistles (rasāʾil), arranged into four sections (propaedeutical sciences, including mathematics, logic, music and ethics; natural sciences; sciences of the soul and the intellect; theological sciences). They total 1,900 pages in the 1957 Beirut edition.
The Epistles are arguably one of the most interesting …
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“ Rasāʾīl Ikhwān al-Ṣafāʾ wa khillān al-wafāʾ”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24784>