Ibn Tibbon, Samuel ben Judah (Tibbon)

   French translator, scholar and physician. After travelling widely, he settled in Marseilles. He translated Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed from Arabic into Hebrew in collaboration with the author. He also translated other writings of Maimonides and wrote philosophical commen-taries on the Bible.

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  • ibn Tibbon, Samuel ben Judah — ▪ Jewish physician and translator born c. 1150, , Lunel, Fr. died c. 1230, , Marseille       Jewish translator and physician whose most significant achievement was an accurate and faithful rendition from the Arabic into Hebrew of Maimonides… …   Universalium

  • Samuel ibn Tibbon — Samuel ben Judah ibn Tibbon, more commonly known as Samuel ibn Tibbon (Hebrew: שמואל בן יהודה אבן תבון, Arabic: ابن تبّون), was a Jewish philosopher and doctor. He was born about 1150 in Lunel (Languedoc), and died about 1230 in Marseilles. He is …   Wikipedia

  • Ibn Tibbon — Rabbinical Eras Chazal Zugot Tannaim Amoraim Savoraim Geonim Rishonim Acharonim Ibn Tibbon (Heb. אבן תבון), is a family of Jewish rabbis and translators that lived principally in Provence in the 12th and 13th centuries. Conte …   Wikipedia

  • Ibn Tibbon, Judah ben Saul — born 1120, Granada, Spain died с 1190, Marseille Jewish physician and translator. Persecutions of the Jews forced him to flee Spain, and he settled in southern France in 1150 to practice medicine. His translations of philosophical works by Arabic …   Universalium

  • ibn Tibbon, Moses ben Samuel — ▪ Jewish physician and translator flourished 1240–83, Marseille, France       Jewish physician like his father, Samuel ben Judah ibn Tibbon, and his paternal grandfather, Judah ben Saul ibn Tibbon, and an important translator of Arabic language… …   Universalium

  • ibn Tibbon, Jacob ben Machir — ▪ Jewish astronomer, physician, and translator also called  Don Profiat   born c. 1236, , Marseille died c. 1312, , Montpellier, Fr.       French Jewish physician, translator, and astronomer whose work was utilized by Copernicus and Dante. He was …   Universalium

  • Judah ben Saul ibn Tibbon — (1120 – after 1190) was a translator and physician. Born in Granada, he left Spain in 1150, probably on account of anti Semitic persecution by the Almohades, and went to Lunel in southern France. Benjamin of Tudela mentions him as a physician… …   Wikipedia

  • Judah ben Saul ibn Tibbon — Jehuda ben Saul ibn Tibbon (* 1120 in Granada; gest. 1190 in Lunel) war ein jüdischer Übersetzer des Mittelalters. Er ist der Stammvater der Familie Ibn Tibbon und erhielt den Beinamen Vater der Übersetzer. Aufgrund von Verfolgungen in Spanien… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jacob ben Machir ibn Tibbon — Jacob ben Machir ibn Tibbon, of the Ibn Tibbon family, also known as Prophatius. Provençal, Jewish astronomer; born, probably at Marseilles, about 1236; died at Montpellier about 1304. He was a grandson of Samuel ben Judah ibn Tibbon. His… …   Wikipedia

  • Moses ibn Tibbon — (born in Marseille; flourished between 1240 and 1283) was a Jewish physician, author and translator. The number of works written by Moses ibn Tibbon makes it probable that he reached a great age. He was son of Samuel ibn Tibbon, and father of the …   Wikipedia

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