THE TREATISE ON THE LETTERS

0 THE TREATISE ON THE LETTERS (RISĀLAT AL-ḤURŪF) DEL SUFÍ SAHL AL-TUSTARĪ PILAR GARRIDO CLEMENTE Universidad de Muhammad V, Rabat Summary This article presents the first translation into another language of a key work, in Arabic, by the mystic Sahl al-Tustarī (9th century), one of the first Qur’anic exegetes in the formative period of Sufism. In this Opuscule which, due

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PERSIAN MYSTICISM AND THE PRIMORDIAL LIGHT: SOHRAVARDĪ

0 Shihāb al-Dīn Yaḥyā Sohravardī (1155-1191), is one of the most outstanding exponents of the Enlightenment philosophy of all time. The originality of his thought lies in an attempt that could be described as dramatic, since he paid with his life the price of his ideas, to reconcile the Zoroastrian tradition before Islam with the legacy of Greek Peripatetic philosophy

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THE HEPTADIC ORGANIZATION OF GNOSEOLOGY IN THE IRANIAN CULTURAL TRADITION

0 Alfred Gutiérrez-Kavanagh – Professor of  RRII (Oriente Medio), UPC – Madrid Summary: Coinciding with our seventh Iranology congress, I have considered that it would be an appropriate forum to reflect on the concept of “seven” in the cultures of the Middle East, not so much from a merely numerological or symbolic perspective, but more rooted in the Archaeology of knowledge

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