Ibn Verga, Joseph

(d. c.1559)
   Turkish scholar, son of Solomon ibn Verga. When the Jews were expelled from Spain in 1492, he fled to Lisbon with his father. Later he emigrated to Turkey, where he served as a rabbi and dayyan in Adrianople. He published his father's Shevet Yehudah, a collection of narratives describing persecutions and disputa-tions, together with supplementary material. He also wrote a study of talmudic principles.

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  • IBN VERGA, JOSEPH — (d.c. 1559), Turkish scholar. After escaping to Lisbon with his father, solomon ibn verga during the expulsion of the Jews from spain , Ibn Verga emigrated to Turkey. Settling first in Constantinople, he later moved to Adrianople, where he was… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Joseph ibn Verga — (Hebrew: יוסף אבן וירגה) was a Turkish rabbi and historian who lived at Adrianople at the beginning of the 16th century.He was the son of Solomon ibn Verga, author of Shebeṭ Yehudah, who emigrated from Spain to Turkey as a Marrano. Joseph was a… …   Wikipedia

  • IBN VERGA, SOLOMON — (second half of 15th–first quarter of 16th century), Spanish Jewish historiographer. In addition to his extensive rabbinical and philosophical learning, Ibn Verga had a wide knowledge of the non Jewish literature of his time, and while in Spain… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ibn Verga, Solomon — (fl. 15th 16th cent.)    Spanish historiographer. After the conquest of Malaga in 1487, he was sent by Spanish Jewish commu nities to raise funds for ransoming Jews captured there. When the Jews were expelled from Spain in 1492, he settled in… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Solomon Ibn Verga — (or Salomón ben Verga , 15th 16th century) (Hebrew: שלמה אבן וירגה) was a Spanish historian and physician. His relationship to Judah ibn Verga cannot be determined; it is certain, however, that he was not the son of the latter, for he never… …   Wikipedia

  • Judah ibn Verga — (Hebrew: יהודה אבן וירגה) was a Spanish historian, kabalist, perhaps also mathematician, and astronomer, of the 15th century, born at Seville. He is supposed to have been the grandfather (by Eliakim Carmoly, Revue Orientale, ii. 98, the father)… …   Wikipedia

  • Verga — may refer to the following: People * Bob Verga, retired American basketball player * Giovanni Verga, Italian writer * Rafael Verga, supermodel * Solomon Ibn Verga, 15th century Spanish rabbi * Judah ibn Verga, 15th century Spanish rabbi * Joseph… …   Wikipedia

  • JOSEPH HA-COHEN D’AVIGNON — (1496 1578) Le plus doué des trois grands historiens juifs de la Renaissance originaires de la péninsule Ibérique, les deux autres étant Salomon ibn Verga et Samuel Usque. Joseph ha Cohen naquit à Avignon d’une famille espagnole venue de Huete… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ÉCIJA, JOSEPH (Yuçaf) DE — (Joseph b. Ephraim ha Levi ibn Shabbat; d. 1339/40). Écija was born in Écija, Andalusia, and was chief tax farmer (almoxarife mayor) of Alfonso XI of Castile. He played a major role within the Jewish community and cooperated with R. asher ben… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BENVENISTE, ISAAC BEN JOSEPH — (d. c. 1224), physician to James I of Aragon and nasi of Aragonese Jewry. He was the leading figure in the representative congresses of the Jewish communities convened at Montpellier and Saint Gilles in 1214 and 1215 to consider protective… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


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