Moshe ben Shmuel Ibn Tibbon

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Moshe ben Shmuel Ibn Tibbon

Birthplace: Montpellier, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Death: circa 1274 (67-84)
Montpellier, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Ibn Tibbon and unknown bat Makhir al-Narboni
Husband of known bat Machir ben Moshe al-lunel
Father of unknown bat Moshe Ibn Tibbon
Brother of Bat Samuel Ibn Tibbon

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About Moshe ben Shmuel Ibn Tibbon

Moses ben Samuel Ibn Tibbon continued the work of translation during the years 1244–1274. He lived in Montpellier and spent some time at Naples. Moses translated numerous commentaries by Averroes and many books on mathematics, astronomy, and medicine.

Wout J. van Bekkum


C. Sirat, A History of Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages, 1985.

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"Ibn Tibbon." Religion Past and Present. Brill Online, 2013. <>

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Montpellier, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Age 76
Montpellier, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France