Historical Who is Who

IBN GABIROL

1020 - 1057
Spain
PHILOSOPHY, LITERATURE

Solomon ben Judah ibn Gabirol was a Jewish poet and mystic living in Spain and writing in either Arabic or Hebrew. He lamented the suffering of his fellow Jews, expressed his reverence for God on whom all life and meaning depends, and commended a moral way of life rooted in the 5 senses.

Life

 Writings

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