Moses ben-Shem Tov de Leon

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  • MOSES BEN SHEM TOV DE LEON — (c. 1240–1305), a leading kabbalist, author of the bulk of the zohar . (For later views on the authorship of the Zohar, see the addendum to zohar .) Moses was apparently born in Leon, near Castile – he also calls himself Moses from the town of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Moses ben Shem Tov de Leon — (1250 1305)    Spanish kabbalist. He lived in Guadalajara and, from 1290 in Avila. He wrote some 20 kabbalstic works and is known for his revelation of the Zohar: according to kabbalistic tradition, the book (attributed to Simeon ben Yohai) was… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Leon, Moses ben-Shem Tov de — (c. 1240–1305)    Spanish mystic. Leon is generally believed today to have been the author of the Zohar, the most influential of all works of cabbalistic literature and in some periods actually held in as great esteem as the Bible and the Talmud …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Moïse ben Shem Tov ibn Habib —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Moïse de León ni Moïse ben Salomon ibn Habib …   Wikipédia en Français

  • IBN SHEM TOV, JOSEPH BEN SHEM TOV — (c. 1400–c. 1460), Spanish philosopher. A son of shem tov ibn shem tov , Joseph, in contrast to his father, was a devotee of philosophical and other secular studies. He served in the Castilian court of King John II and his successor Henry IV.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Moses ben Jacob Cordovero — Cordovero s grave in Safed Moses ben Jacob Cordovero, (1522–1570) (Hebrew: משה קורדובירו‎), was a central figure in the historical development of Kabbalah, leader of a mystical school in 16th century Safed, Israel. He is known …   Wikipedia

  • Joseph ibn Shem-Tov — (15th century) was a prolific Judæo Spanish writer born in Castile. He lived in various cities of Spain: Medina del Campo de Leon (1441); Alcalá de Henares (1451); Segovia (1454). Though it is not known precisely what office he held at court, he… …   Wikipedia

  • LEÓN — LEÓN, capital of the ancient kingdom of León, Spain. The community of León was one of the oldest in Christian Spain, outside Catalonia. The earliest sources date back to the tenth century. The Jews engaged in real estate and commerce. The Jewish… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Moses de León — orig. Moses ben Shem Tov born с 1240, León died 1305, Arevalo Reputed author of the Sefer ha zohar, the most important work of Jewish mysticism. Little is known of his life, though he is believed to have lived in Guadalajara (the centre for… …   Universalium

  • Moses — /moh ziz, zis/, n. 1. the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites out of Egypt and delivered the Law during their years of wandering in the wilderness. 2. a male given name. /moh ziz, zis/, n. 1. Anna Mary Robertson ( Grandma Moses ), 1860 1961,… …   Universalium

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