Abraham ben Shmuel Abulafia

(c. 1240—1291)

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(Saragossa, 1240–c.1291)

The founder of the prophetic school of Kabbalah. He combined Maimonides’ philosophical esotericism with the linguistic techniques of the Rhenan Jewish pietists, known as Hasidei Ashkenaz, and claimed ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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