„Abraham ibn Ezra, that restless, versatile Spaniard who wrote on almost every subject which could interest the medieval mind“

—  Cecil Roth

Fonte: A History of the Jews in England (3rd ed. 1964), p. 126

Última atualização 4 de Junho de 2020. História
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