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D’Ancona (1995), 155–194. 177 Cf. D’Ancona–Taylor (2003), 599–647. the tradition of aristotle’s metaphysics37 also the Introduction to Arithmetic by the Neopythagorean Nicomachus, translated by Ibn Bihrīz, Metropolitan of Mosul, and corrected by al-Kindī; the paraphrases of some Platonic dialogues: that of the Timaeus178 (lost for us) translated by Yaḥyā ibn al-Biṭrīq, son of a Byzantine patrikios, and that of the Symposium, probably done by a Ṣābiʾan scholar. 185 As we have just seen, the most ancient Arabic translation of Aristotle’s Metaphysics, made by Usṭāṯ for al-Kindī and his circle,186 belongs to this early and important group of translations.
122 Distorting Aristotle’s teaching, he claims that it is the source from which the being of everything proceeds. As for Themistius, he stresses the fact that God knows everything because he is the principle of whatever exists. 123 In his commentary, Syrianus does not use the expression ‘metaphysics’, but refers to ‘wisdom’ or ‘theology’ or ‘First Philosophy’. 125 Asclepius maintains that the first substance, which is the highest and uncompounded being, produces all other beings through its creative power,126 without any change or temporal process.
186 Ibn al-Nadīm, Kitāb al-Fihrist, I. 11–17 Tağaddud. 38 chapter one Thanks to one of Averroes’ last works, the so-called Long Commentary on the Metaphysics (Tafsīr Mā baʿd al-ṭabīʿa),187 surviving in ms Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, οr. 2074 (cod. arab. 1692),188 we have access to the main testimony of the direct tradition of the Metaphysics in the Arabic world. The lemmata of Averroes’ commentary quote literally eleven of the fourteen books of Aristotle’s treatise – all the books except Κ, Μ and Ν.