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, c.1089–1164, Jewish grammarian, commentator, poet, philosopher, and astronomer, b. Tudela, Spain. He traveled widely and wrote a number of ethical treatises, poems, and other works.
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For medieval rabbinic commentators who address these issues, see Rashi to Genesis 12:2, Abraham ibn Ezra to Genesis 11:29 and Ramban to Genesis 11:28.
However, since then, he further developed his thesis by publishing numerous articles showing that Spinoza was not only developing the ideas of Maimonides, but also was unique in synthesizing many different competing strands within medieval Jewish philosophy more generally, including those of Abraham Ibn Ezra, Levi Gersonides, and Hasdai Crescas.
The 10th-century sage Abraham Ibn Ezra read the same verse to mean that we must not cut down trees "for man is the tree of the field"--that is, our lives as human beings depend on trees.
Abraham Ibn Ezra (10891167) was heavily influenced by Rasag, he did not accept the latter's opinion with respect to Moses' role in writing the Torah.
Abraham Ibn Ezra on nativities and continuous horoscopy; a parallel Hebrew-English critical edition of the Book of Nativities and the Book of Revolution.
By the 12th Century in Spain, the genre of computus literature was occupied by several figures, the most important being Abraham Bar Hiyya (1065-1136) who wrote the first major such treatise, Sefer ha-'Ibbur (1123), Abraham Ibn Ezra, a towering figure of scientific learning who wrote a treatise by the same name in 1146, and Moses Maimonides whose treatise on the 'ibbur was later incorporated into his code of Jewish law, Mishneh Torah.
A' A'NFCA' published an instigating article by Abraham ibn Ezra against recognizing the Palestinian right in Jerusalem as the capital of their A'lawfulA' state.
Jews have been claiming science in general as a characteristically Jewish discipline at least as far back as the 12th-century biblical commentary of Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra.
De este periodo data la incomparable generacion de poetas hispano-hebreos: para citar solo tres ejemplos, bastenos mencionar a Schlomo Ibn Gbirol (1022-1057), Yehuda Ha Levi (1070-1141) y Abraham Ibn Ezra (1089-1164).
Even Abraham Ibn Ezra, famed for his Bible commentaries, got little attention for his voluminous and important liturgical poetry (though his trivial self-deprecating jingles are often quoted as a kind of precursor to the image of the shlimazal) until the recent publication of his poems selected and translated by Weinberger (1997).
He mentions a number of famous Jewish scholars by name: Solomon ben Isaac (1040-1105), more commonly known as Rashi, Levi ben Gershom (1288-1344) and especially Abraham Ibn Ezra (1089-1164/65).
As an interesting aside, in the 14th Century, Rabbi Abraham ibn Ezra interpreted the words in Genesis 3:21 ".