Levi ben Gershon

Gershon, Levi ben:

see GersonidesGersonides
or Levi ben Gershon
, 1288–1344, Jewish philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician, called also Ralbag, from the initials of his Hebrew name, b. Languedoc. He wrote scientific works and commentaries on Averroës and the Torah.
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Levi ben Gershon:

see GersonidesGersonides
or Levi ben Gershon
, 1288–1344, Jewish philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician, called also Ralbag, from the initials of his Hebrew name, b. Languedoc. He wrote scientific works and commentaries on Averroës and the Torah.
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French rabbi and astronomer Levi ben Gershon, also called Gersonides (1288-1344), was best known for inventing the Jacob's Staff, a tool used for centuries by sailing ships to navigate by the stars.
Levi ben Gershon (1288-1344), known by his Latin name Gersonides, was a major Jewish philosopher, scientist, and biblical commentator who lived in Provence, France.