Ibn Shapnrt, Shemtov ben Isaac (Shaprut)

(fl. 14th-15th cent)
   Spanish scholar and physician. In 1375 he conducted a disputation in Pamplona with the future Pope Benedict XIII. He wrote a polemical work to combat apostasy (Even Bohan), a commentary on Avicenna, a supercommentary to Abraham ibn Ezra's Bible commentary, and a philosophical explanation of talmudic aggadah.

Dictionary of Jewish Biography. .

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