Farhi (Parhi), Estori (Estori ha-Parhi)

   Palestinian topographer. Born in Provence, he lived in various cities in Spain, and later settled in Palestine. His Kaphtor va-Pherah presents the results of his travels throughout Palestine: it estab-lishes the names of Palestinian towns and villages, describes the geography and natural history of the country, and identifies ancient sites.

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  • Estori ha-Parchi — (* um 1282 in Florenzia, Spanien; † um 1357 in Palästina) war der erste jüdische Erforscher der palästinischen Topographie. Sein Beiname ha Parchi lässt sich deuten als der aus Florenzia . Nach der Vertreibung der Juden aus Frankreich 1306 lebte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eshtori haFarhi — Ishtori haFarhi Rabbi Yiẓḥaḳ ben Moshe (Isaac ben Moïse), surnommé Ishtori haFarhi (Espagne, 1280 Terre d Israël, 1355) était un traducteur et voyageur de l époque des Rishonim qui a livré une description de la Terre d Israël. Sommaire 1… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ishtori haFarhi — Isaac ben Moïse (hébreu : יצחק בן משה Yitzhak ben Moshe ), surnommé Ishtori haFarhi (hébreu : אשתורי הפרחי) est un rabbin, traducteur et voyageur de la période des Rishonim (Espagne, 1280 Palestine, 1355). Parti en Palestine suite à l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • HISTORY — For Prehistory see archaeology ; for Biblical and Second Temple periods, see history . Destruction of the Second Temple until the Arab Conquest (70–640 C.E.) THE EFFECTS OF THE WAR OF 66–70 C.E. The Jewish war against the Romans, which lasted… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ishtori Haparchi — (1280 1366) (also Estori Haparchi, Ashtori ha Parhi) (Hebrew: אשתורי הפרחי‎) is the pen name of the 14th century Jewish physician, topographer and traveler, Isaac Ben Moses.[1] Biography Ishtori Haparchi was born in France in 1280. His family… …   Wikipedia

  • DAMASCUS — DAMASCUS, capital of Syria; in olden times a caravan center at an oasis in Southern Syria, on the principal crossroads between Mesopotamia Syria and Palestine Transjordan. In the Bible The name appears as דַּמֶּשֶׂק Dammesek (but once as… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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