Abulafia, Todros ben Judah

(1247-after 1298)
   Spanish Hebrew poet. His poems throw light on contemporary conditions in Castile. His Garden of Apologues and Saws contains more than 1000 poems.

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  • ABULAFIA, TODROS BEN JUDAH HA-LEVI — (1247–after 1298), Hebrew poet. He was born in Toledo and spent most of his life there. Todros was a member of a well known family of the city, although his kinships with other Abulafias, such as meir abulafia , or with the Rav, todros ben joseph …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ABULAFIA, TODROS BEN JOSEPH HA-LEVI — (c. 1220–1298), Spanish rabbi and kabbalist. Rabbi Todros ben Joseph ha Levi was born in Burgos, Spain, and died in Toledo. The Abulafia family was famous and respected in Spain. His uncle, Rabbi Meir ha Levi abulafia , was the exilarch of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abulafia, Meir ben Todros ha-Levi — (Ramah) (ca. 1180–1244)    The rabbi Meir Abulafia was the most important Castilian scholar of the Talmud during the first half of the 13th century. Abulafia was born in Burgos, Spain, about 1180, and spent most of his life in Toledo.He was one… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Todros Abulafia — (Toledo, 1247 c. 1300) fue un poeta hispanohebreo, emparentado lejanamente con Meir Halevi Abulafia, pero sin relación con Abraham Abulafia. Recopiló sus poemas en un diván, el Jardín de proverbios y enigmas, en 1298. Contenido 1 Biografía 2… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Abulafia — (12–14th centuries)    Spanish family. The members of the Abulafia family were community leaders, poets, rabbis and Cabbalists in medieval Spain. The most important branch of the family lived in Toledo. Especially significant were the following.… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • JUDAH BEN ISAAC — (14th or 15th century), author of a Hebrew treatise on music. Judah ben Isaac, who was probably a native of Southern France and seems to have been connected with the Jewish cultural renaissance in 14th century Provence, adapted his treatise from… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Judah ibn Shabbethai — (Hebrew: יהודה בן שבתי) was a Jewish Spanish poet of the end of the 12th century. He has been identified with the physician Judah b. Isaac of Barcelona, who is praised as a poet by Al Ḥarizi (ch. 46), but he may also have lived at Burgos. Judah… …   Wikipedia

  • Meir Abulafia — is commonly known as the Ramah (Hebrew: רמ ה). He should not be confused with Moses Isserles, known as the Rema or the Rama (Hebrew: רמ א). Meir ben Todros HaLevi Abulafia (c. 1170 – 1244, Burgos, Spain), also known as the Ramah (Hebrew: הרמ ה)… …   Wikipedia

  • PHINEHAS BEN JOSEPH HA-LEVI — (13th century), Hebrew poet and paytan in Toledo. According to some scholars Phinehas was the brother of aaron ha Levi of Barcelona to whom the Sefer ha Ḥinnukh is attributed. He was one of the rivals of todros b. judah abulafia in the court of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • EZOBI, JEHOSEPH BEN HANAN BEN NATHAN — (13th century), paytan. Ezobi was born and lived in Provence (his name signifies that his family came from the town of Orange, close to Avignon) and probably taught in Perpignan. abraham bedersi praises him as his master and as a talented poet… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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