Gerondi, Jacob ben Sheshet

(fl. 13th cent)
   Spanish kabbalist. He lived in Gerona. He wrote Meshiv Devarim Nekohim, in which he formulated kabbal-istic meanings of the essence of the Torah, the creation of the world, divine providence and retri-bution.

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  • EZRA BEN SOLOMON — (d. 1238 or 1245), one of the leading kabbalists of his day in Gerona, Spain. For a long time scholars thought him identical with Azriel b. Menahem of Gerona, since various authors attributed to Azriel works written by Ezra and vice versa.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • RECANATI, MENAHEM BEN BENJAMIN — (late 13th early–14th centuries), Italian kabbalist and halakhic authority. No information whatsoever is available on Recanati s life, although according to family tradition mentioned in Shalshelet ha Kabbalah he was once an ignorant man who… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • MALKAH, JUDAH BEN NISSIM IBN — (fl. c. 1260), philosopher, probably living in Morocco. Three of his works written in Judeo Arabic have been preserved. (1) Uns al Gharīb ( Familiarity with the Unfamiliar ), consisting of the author s own views and of a commentary on the Sefer… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Chechet (homonymie) — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Chechet ou Chichat est un nom propre juif (ששת). Il est ou a été porté par : Rav Chechet, un docteur du Talmud de la troisième génération Yehoudi ben …   Wikipédia en Français

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