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SOLOMON BEN JOSEPH IBN AYYUB OF GRANADA:

Spanish physician; lived at Béziers in the middle of the thirteenth century. He translated into Hebrew from the Arabic, at the request of some notables of Béziers, the following works; the "Sefer ha-Miẓwot" of Maimonides (Neubauer, "Cat. Bodl. Hebr. MSS." No. 859); the middle commentary of Averroes on the treatise "De Cœlo" (ib. No. 381, 3); "Sefer ha-Arguzah," a medical treatise of Avicenna's (Vienna MS. No. 146). Solomon wrote also an original medical work on hemorrhoids entitled "Ma'amar ba-Teḥorim" (Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, MS. No. 1120, 2).

Bibliography:
  • Steinschneider, Hebr. Uebers. p. 928;
  • Renan, Les Rabbins Français, p. 591;
  • Gross, Gallia Judaica, p. 100.
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