Ibn Shemtov, Joseph ben Shemtov

   Spanish philosopher. He served in the Castilian court of King John II and his successor Henry IV. In 1452 he was sent to Segovia to suppress an anti-Semitic movement. Later he wandered around the country giving lectures. His Kevod Elohim is a theological study which seeks to find a compromise between Maimonides and the anti-philosophical views of contemporary Jewish scholars.

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