Abrabanel, Isaac

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Routledge History of Philosophy. . 2005.

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  • ABRABANEL, ISAAC BEN JUDAH — (1437–1508), statesman, biblical exegete, and theologian. Offshoot of a distinguished Ibero Jewish family, Abrabanel (the family name also appears as Abravanel, Abarbanel, Bravanel, etc.) spent 45 years in Portugal, then passed the nine years… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abrabanel, Isaac ben-Judah — (1437–1508)    Portuguese financier and scholar. Isaac’s grandfather, who lived in Seville, converted to Christianity during the wave of anti Jewish riots which swept the country in 1391. Taking the name of Juan Sanchez, he became royal treasurer …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Abravanel(Abrabanel), Isaac ben Judah — (1437 1508)    Portuguese biblical exegete and statesman. He was treasurer to Alfonso V of Portugal and served King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Castile. His writings include a commentary on the Bible, philosophical studies of an anti… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Isaac Abrabanel — Don Isaac Abrabanel Born 1437 Lisbon, Portugal Died 1508 Venice, Italy …   Wikipedia

  • ABRABANEL — ou Abarbanel (Isaac ben Juda ou Yz ムaq ben Yeh dah) est considéré comme le dernier philosophe juif d’Espagne. Il fut d’abord un homme d’État et servit la maison royale d’Espagne jusqu’à l’expulsion des Juifs, en 1492. Il se réfugia alors en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ABRABANEL, JUDAH — (called Leone Ebreo or Leo Hebraeus; c. 1460–after 1523), physician, poet, and one of the foremost philosophers of the Renaissance. Abrabanel was born in Lisbon, the eldest son of Don Isaac abrabanel and was instructed by his father in Jewish… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ABRABANEL — ABRABANEL, family in Italy. After the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, the three brothers, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph, founders of the Italian family, settled in the kingdom of Naples. The family tree shows the relationships of the Italian… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ABRABANEL, ABRAVANEL — (Heb. אַבְּרַבַנְאֵל; inaccurately Abarbanel; before 1492 also Abravaniel and Brabanel), Sephardi family name. The name is apparently a diminutive of Abravan, a form of Abraham not unusual in Spain, where the h sound was commonly rendered by f or …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ABRABANEL, BENVENIDA — (also known as Benvegnita, Bienvenita; c. 1473–after 1560), one of the most influential and wealthiest Jewish women of early modern Italy. Benvenida was the daughter of Jacob Abrabanel (d. 1528), one of three brothers of isaac abrabanel… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abrabanel — Isaac Abravanel Pour les articles homonymes, voir Abravanel (homonymie). Rabbi Isaac Abravanel (1437–1508) Don Itshak ben Yehouda Abravanel ( …   Wikipédia en Français

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