Abrabanel, Don Isaac
Abrabanel, Don Isaac
Jewish statesman, apologist and exegete (1437-1508)

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  • Don Isaac Abrabanel —     Don Isaac Abrabanel     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Don Isaac Abrabanel     (Also: Abravanel, Abarbanel).     Jewish statesman, apologist and exegete, born in Lisbon 1437; died in Venice, 1508, buried in Padua. From his early youth, he was… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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

  • 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, 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

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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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