Isaac ibn Latif

Isaac ibn Latif (c. 1210-1280) was a Jewish philosopher, who lived most of his life in Toledo. In 1238 he published his first work, a treatise named sha'ar ha-shama'yim ("heaven's gate"), a commentary on Koheles (Ecclesiastes). [1] Artscroll's Koheles cites from his work.[2]

Other worksEdit

Other works by ibn Latif include[3]

  • Iggeret ha-Teshuvah and
  • Tsurat ha-Olam[4] (published 1260;[5] printed 1860 in Vienna).[6]

The earliest printing of his Sefer Rov Po'a'lim[7] ספר פעלים,[8] was in 1885.

FamilyEdit

His father's name was Abraham (אברהם) ; he had a son named Moses (משה).[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Latif, Isaac b. Abraham ibn".
  2. ^ p.98/4:4, p. 104/4:13, p.108/5:1
  3. ^ "ALLATIF, ISAAC BEN ABRAHAM IBN LATIF".
  4. ^ "Tsurat ha-olam - Isaac ben Abraham Ibn Latif". 1860.
  5. ^ "Latif, Isaac ben Abraham ibn approximately 1220".
  6. ^ "Manuscript – Tzurat HaOlam by Rabbi Yitzchak Ibn Latif and an Unidentified Work on the Torah – Beginning of 15th Century".
  7. ^ "Sefer Rov Poalim (Hebrew Edition): Yitzhak Ibn Latif".
  8. ^ "ספר פעלים". 1885.
  9. ^ "Moses ben Isaac Ibn Latif".