Ibn Daud, Abraham

(c. 1110-80)
   Spanish historian, philosopher, physician and astronomer. He was born in Cordoba and settled in Toledo. His Emunah Ramah (Sublime Faith) is a philosophical treatise based on Aristotelian principles. In this work he explores central problems connected with God, the soul, prophecy and creation, and free will. His Sepher ha-Kabbalah (Book of Tradition) relates the history of talmudic scholarship to his own day.

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  • IBN DAUD, ABRAHAM BEN DAVID HALEVI — (known as Rabad I; c. 1110–1180), Spanish historian, philosopher, physician, and astronomer. Ibn Daud, the grandson of isaac b. baruch albalia , was born in Córdoba, and spent his formative years in the home of his maternal uncle, who was his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ibn Daud, Abraham ben David Halevi — ▪ Jewish physician and historian also called Rabad I born c. 1110, , Toledo, Castile died c. 1180, , Toledo       physician and historian who was the first Jewish philosopher to draw on Aristotle s writings in a systematic fashion. He is probably …   Universalium

  • Ibn Daud, Abraham ben-David Halevi (Rabad I) — (c. 1110–c. 1180)    Spanish historian. Ibn Daud grew up in one of the Jewish communities of Arab Spain, probably Cordoba. When the Jews fled to the Christian north of the country in the wake of Andalusia’s capture by the Almohads a fierce Moslem …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Ibn Daud, Abraham ben David Hallevi — (c. 1110–1180) The first Jewish Aristotelian, Ibn Daud was concerned, as Aquinas was in the following century, to reconcile philosophy with revealed religion. His principal work is The Exalted Faith, written in Arabic but only surviving in Hebrew …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Abraham ibn Daud — (Córdoba, 1110 Toledo, 1180), filósofo racionalista e historiador judeoespañol, famoso por introducir el pensamiento aristotélico dentro del conocimiento del judaísmo. Su formación académica sugiere que fue educado en Córdoba, que por aquel… …   Wikipedia Español

  • ABRAHAM IBN DAUD — (1110 env. env. 1180) Historien, philosophe et astronome juif converti au christianisme, Abraham ben David Halevi dit Ibn Daud ou Rabad Ier (Rabbi Abraham b. David) est connu des théologiens et philosophes latins du Moyen Âge sous le nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Abraham ibn Daud — (Hebrew Avraham ben David ha Levi; Arabic ابراهيم ابن داود) was a Spanish Jewish astronomer, historian, and philosopher; born at Toledo, Spain about 1110; died, according to common report, a martyr about 1180. He is sometimes known by the… …   Wikipedia

  • Abraham ibn Daud — (* 1110 in Córdoba; † 1180 in Toledo; hebräisch ‏אברהם אבן דאוד‎; arabisch ‏ابراهيم بن داود‎) war jüdischer Chronist, Philosoph und Astronom und der erste jüdische Aristoteliker noch vor Maimonides. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben und Werk …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • IBN MUHĀJIR, ABRAHAM BEN MEIR — (c. 1100; also called Ibn Shortmeqash), leader of the Jewish community in seville , Spain. A member of a prominent family, Abraham served at the court of the Abbadid king al Muʾtamid, and was called by the title of vizier. He is mentioned by the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abraham Ben David Ibn Daud — Abraham Bẹn David Ịbn Daud,   spanisch jüdischer Historiograph, * Córdoba 1110, ✝ Toledo zwischen 1170 und 1180; erster jüdischer Aristoteliker vor Maimonides. In seinem religionsphilosophischem Werk suchte er die Identität von aristotelischer… …   Universal-Lexikon

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