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Hist. Klasse, Vol. 33 (1930), pp. 389-429, pp. 402-405 in particular for the cultural milieu of al-Kindi's Baghdad; and also Francis E. Peters, Aristotle and the Arabs: The Aristotelian Tradition in Islam (New York-London, 1968), pp. 7-55. 4. , for studies summarizing our current knowledge of Arabic philosophical translations, and of the translators themselves, Richard Walzer, "New Light on the Arabic Translations of Aristotle", Greek into Arabic (Oxford, 1962), pp. 65-70; Francis E. Peters, Aristoteles Arabus: The Oriental Translation History of the Aristotelian Corpus (Leiden, 1968), pp.

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