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Abraham ibn Ezra


Who is Abraham ibn Ezra?

Abraham ibn Ezra: Rabbi Abraham Ben Meir Ibn Ezra was born at Tudela, Navarre in 1089, and died c. 1167, apparently in Calahorra. He was one of the most distinguished Jewish men of letters and writers of the Middle Ages. Ibn Ezra excelled in philosophy, astronomy/astrology, mathematics, poetry, linguistics, and exegesis; he was called The Wise, The Great and The Admirable Doctor.

  • also known as Abraham ben Meïr Ibn Ezra, Abraham Ben Meir Ibn Ezra
  • born in (927 years ago) in Tudela
  • ethnicity: Jewish people
  • nationality: Spain
  • religion: Sephardic law and customs, Judaism
  • profession: Philosopher, rabbi
  • died in (849 years ago)
  • written works: "Le Livre des fondements astrologiques", "Sefer ha-ṭeʻamim", "Yalḳuṭ Avraham Ibn ʻEzra", "The secret of the Torah", "Reime und Gedichte des Abraham Ibn Esra", "Sefer ha-shem", "Safah berurah", "El libro de los fundamentos de las Tablas astronómicas", "Twilight of a golden age", "Ibn Ezra's commentary on the Song of songs =", "Commentary of Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra on Hosea", "Margaliyot ṭovah", "Sefer ha-mispar", "Abraham Ibn Esras Kommentar zur Urgeschichte", "Tsaḥot ba-diḳduḳ", "The beginning of wisdom", "Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra's commentary on the creation", "Perush Mishle", "Keli neḥoshet", "Mozne leshon ha-ḳodesh", "Commentary of Abraham Ibn Ezra on the Pentateuch"

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Folklore and Traditions (2015)

by Raphael Patai

Abraham Ibn Ezra, a Jewish writer-philosopher of the Middle Ages, is a popular figure of Jewish folktales. Stories about him taken from a wide variety of printed sources and unpublished manuscripts are included in Inyenei Ibn ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy (2010)

Philosophy Between 500 and 1500 by Henrik Lagerlund

In: Abraham ibn Ezra Reader (annotated texts with introductions ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Index (1998)

by Edward Craig

Edmund Hutcheson, Francis Huxley, Thomas Henry Hypatia Iamblichus Ibn ' Adi, Yahya Ibn al-'Arabi, Muhyi al-Din Ibn ar-Rawandi Ibn Baja, Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Yahya ibn as-Say'igh Ibn Daud, Abraham Ibn Ezra, Abraham Ibn Ezra, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism (2007)

by Geoffrey W. Dennis

Abraham ibn Ezra: see ibn ezra, abraham . Abraham, Testament of: The Testament is a 2nd-cen- tury-CE apocalyptic text describing Abraham's ascent into heaven. It appears to be a Jewish text heavily glossed by Christian copyists. It survives ...

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