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Abbasi Dönemi Çeviri Faaliyetleri
The Translation Activities in the Abbaside Period

Author(s): Gürkan Dağbaşı
Subject(s): History, Language and Literature Studies, Literary Texts, Theology and Religion, Translation Studies
Published by: Anadolu İlahiyat Akademisi
Keywords: Abbasides; Bayt al-Hikmah; translation; jadal; kalam; Islamic thought;

Summary/Abstract: Throughout the history all civilizations have transferred knowledge from a previous civilization or from a contemporary civilization. The most important channel of transferring knowledge has been translation. In this article, translation activities in Abbaside period - enclosed particularly from the middle of 8th century to the end of 10th century - which had a great influence on the formation of Islamic philosophy, development and dissemination of sciences in Islamic geography are dealt with.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 27
  • Page Range: 177-187
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Turkish