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Abraham ibn Ezra: Quiz


Question 1: "Sefat Yeter," in defense of ________ against Dunash ben Labrat, whose criticism of Saadia, Ibn Ezra had brought with him from Egypt; published by Bislichs 1838 and Lippmann 1843.
JudaismJewish philosophyKaraite JudaismSaadia Gaon

Question 2: In his philosophical thought neo-platonic ideas prevail; and ________ also had a place in his view of the world.

Question 3: This does not prevent him from exercising an independent criticism, which, according to some writers[5], borders on ________[citation needed].

Question 4: The crater Abenezra on the ________ was named in his honor.
Mercury (planet)Io (moon)Ganymede (moon)Moon

Question 5: Ibn Ezra excelled in philosophy, astronomy/________, poetry, linguistics, and exegesis; he was called The Wise, The Great and The Admirable Doctor.

Question 6: One work in particular which belongs to this province, Yesod Mora ("Foundation of Awe"), on the division and the reasons for the Biblical commandments, he wrote in 1158 for a ________ friend, Joseph ben Jacob.

Question 7: His reputation as an intelligent and acute expounder of the ________ was founded on his commentary on the Pentateuch, of which the great popularity is evidenced by the numerous commentaries which were written upon it.
BibleNevi'imChristianity and JudaismBiblical canon

Question 8: He was born at Tudela[citation needed], (current day province of Navarre) when the town was under ________ rule of the emirs of Zaragoza.

Question 9: This article incorporates text from the 1901–1906 Jewish Encyclopedia, a publication now in the ________.
Copyright infringementPublic domainCopyrightIntellectual property

Question 10: The commentary on Exodus published in the printed editions is a work by itself, which he finished in 1153 in southern ________.
CanadaFranceUnited KingdomItaly


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