Book ID: CBB001552577

De progressu animalium. De motu animalium (2011)

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Aristotle (Author)
Moerbeke, William of (Author)
De Leemans, Pieter (Editor)


Brepols


Publication Date: 2011
Physical Details: ccix + 118 pp.
Language: Latin

This volume offers the first critical edition of the medieval Latin translations of Aristotle's On the movement of animals (De motu animalium) and On the progression of animals (De progressu animalium). It was in the translation by William of Moerbeke, made in the early sixties of the thirteenth century, that these texts were known to medieval readers. They circulated at the University of Paris as a part of Aristotle's Books on Animals (Book XI and XII respectively), but also figured in a collection of short Aristotelian and pseudo-Aristotelian treatises (including the physiological Parva Naturalia).The introduction first considers the textual tradition of these translations and then focuses on Moerbeke's Greek sources. It appears that, as in many other cases, Moerbeke continued to revise his initial translations. This is especially clear for De motu animalium, of which three chronologically distinct versions are extant.

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Essay Review Rossi, Pietro B. (2014) De motu animalium. Fragmenta translationis anonymae and De progressu animalium, De motu animalium. Translatio Guillelmi de Moerbeka [Review Essay Number 1552574]. Aestimatio: Critical Reviews in the History of Science (pp. 71-88). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Beullens, Pieter
Bossier, Fernand
Wielockx, R.
Abeele, Baudouin van den
Moerbeke, William of
Aristotle
Journals
Bulletin de Philosophie Médiévale
Recherches de Théologie Ancienne et Médiévale
Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences
Revista española de filosofía medieval
Recherches de Théologie et Philosophie Médiévales
Freiburger Zeitschrift für Philosophie und Theologie
Publishers
Brill
Leuven University Press
Catholic University of America Press
Brepols
Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab
Springer
Concepts
Aristotelianism
Transmission of ideas
Philosophy
Zoology
Translations
Transmission of texts
People
Aristotle
Moerbeke, William of
Albertus Magnus
Averroes
Scot, Michael
Simplicius of Cilicia
Places
Europe
France
Byzantium
Times
Medieval
Ancient
13th century
Early modern
Renaissance
14th century
Institutions
Université de Paris
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