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Abu Yaqub Isḥāq ben Nissim ibn Shahin al-Qairouan (ben Yakob al-Qairouan) MP (c.960 - d.)

Philosopher; lived at Kairwan in the tenth century; younger contemporary of Saadia. At Jacob's request Sherira Gaon wrote a treatise entitled "Iggeret," on the redaction of the Mishnah. Jacob is credit...