Gersonides

Philosopher, Author

1288 – 1344

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Who was Gersonides?

Levi ben Gershon, better known by his Latinised name as Gersonides or the abbreviation of first letters as RaLBaG, was a philosopher, Talmudist, mathematician and astronomer/astrologer. He was born at Bagnols in Languedoc, France. According to Abraham Zacuto and others, he was the son of Gerson ben Solomon Catalan.

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Born
1288
Bagnols-sur-C├Ęze
Also known as
  • RaLBaG
Religion
  • Judaism
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Died
Apr 20, 1344
Perpignan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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