Abraham ben Isaac Shalom
Abraham ben Isaac Shalom, active in Catalonia in the late fifteenth century, belongs to the last phase of medieval Jewish philosophy. He typically combined his Jewish learning with influences of medieval philosophy – Jewish, Muslim, and Scholastic. His main writing is Neveh Shalom (Abode of Peace), a collection of homilies infused with these philosophic influences.
KeywordsFifteenth Century Jewish Learning Medieval Philosophy Aristotelian Philosophy Late Fifteenth
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