Anatoli, Jacob ben Abba Man

(fl. 13th cent)
   French translator and philosopher. Originally from Provence, he settled in Naples, where he was physician to Emperor Frederick II. He translated Arabic philo-sophical and astronomical works into Hebrew. His Malmad ha-Talmidim consists of popular sermons.

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