Sentence Examples


  • An ancient legend identifies Melchizedek with Shem (Palestinian Targum, Jerome on Isa.
  • Another Maimonist was Shem Tobh ben Joseph Falaquera (d.
  • Both the 14th and 15th centuries in Spain were largely taken up with controversy, as by Isaac ibn Pulgar (about 1350), and Shem Tobh ibn Shaprut (about 1380), who translated St Matthew's gospel into Hebrew.
  • Shem Tobh ibn Shem Tobh, the kabbalist, was a strong anti-Maimonist, as was his son Joseph of Castile (d.
  • Joseph's son Shem Tobh was, on the contrary, a follower of Maimonides and the Aristotelians.

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