Commentary On Yesod Mora (BIU0238)
An annotated critical edition of Mordekhai ben Eliezer Komtiyano`s Commentary on R. Abraham Ibn Ezra`s Yesod Mora. Komtiyano was one of the leading Jewish philosophers in late medieval Byzantine. His commentary focuses on Ibn Ezra`s statements regarding the reasons for the commandments, and raises many religious, scientific, linguistic and interpretive issues. Prof. Dov Schwartz`s introduction deals with Byzantine commentaries on Ibn Ezra and with psychological and astrological aspects of Komtiyano`s commentary.
Year Published: April 2010