The Libro de Los Buenos Proverbios: A Critical Edition (Studies in Romance Languages) Cover Image
By Hunain Ibn Ishaq, Harlan Sturm (Translator)
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The libro de los buenos proverbios, a key work in the medieval didactic tradition, is presented here for the first time in a western translation. The proverbs were assembled by the great ninth-century physician, translator, and author, Hunain ibn Ishaq. Harlan G. Sturm provides an excellent introduction to his translation of the Buenos Proverbios which deals with the book's role in medieval proverbial literature and with the life and significance of Hunain ibn Ishaq, whose influence in his own p.

About the Author

Harlan Sturm teaches Spanish at the University of Massachusetts.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780813155036
ISBN-10: 0813155037
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: July 15th, 2014
Pages: 152
Language: English
Series: Studies in Romance Languages