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Avraham ibn Ezra

Abraham ben Meir Ibn Ezra (Hebrew: אַבְרָהָם בֶּן מֵאִיר אִבְּן עֶזְרָא‎ ʾAvraham ben Mēʾīr ʾībən ʾĒzrāʾ, often abbreviated as ראב"ע; Arabic: إبراهيم‎ المجيد ابن عزرا‎‎ Ibrāhim al-Mājid ibn Ezra; also known simply as Ibn Ezra, 1089 / 1092 – 27 January 1164 / 23 January 1167) was one of the most distinguished Jewish biblical commentators and philosophers of the Middle Ages. He was born in Tudela in northern Spain.

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כִּי אֶשְׁמְרָה שַׁבָּת | Ki Eshmera Shabbat, a piyyut by Avraham ibn Ezra (rhyming translation by Israel Abrahams, 1914)

Contributed on: י״ג בתשרי ה׳תשפ״ב (2021-09-18) by Aharon N. Varady (transcription) | Israel Abrahams | Avraham ibn Ezra |

The piyyut and popular shabbat table song, Ki Eshmera Shabbat, in Hebrew with a rhyming translation. . . .


חרוז על שחוק האישקקי | Rhymed Poem on Chess (short), by Avraham ibn Ezra (HS. Vatican 171 f.2, oben S. 180)

Contributed on: י״א בטבת ה׳תשפ״א (2020-12-26) by Aharon N. Varady (transcription) | Nina Davis Salaman (translation) | Avraham ibn Ezra |

A medieval Jewish poem on the game of Chess by an anonymous author. . . .


חֲרוּזִים עַל שְּׂחוֹק שָׁ״הּ־מָ״תּ | Rhymed Poem on Chess (long), by Avraham ibn Ezra (ca. 12th c.)

Contributed on: י״א בטבת ה׳תשפ״א (2020-12-26) by Aharon N. Varady (transcription) | Nina Davis Salaman (translation) | Thomas Hyde (Latin translation) | Avraham ibn Ezra |

A poem on how to play chess, one of the oldest historical descriptions of the game of Chess, by Avraham ibn Ezra (12th century) . . .


צָמְאָה נַפְשִׁי | Tsam’ah Nafshi, a piyyut attributed to Avraham ibn Ezra (interpretive translation by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi)

Contributed on: כ״ד בטבת ה׳תש״פ (2020-01-20) by Aharon N. Varady (transcription) | Zalman Schachter-Shalomi | Avraham ibn Ezra |

An interpretive translation of a piyyut composed as an introduction to the prayer Nishmat Kol Ḥai. . . .


אֲגַדֶלְךָ | Agadelkha, a piyyut by Avraham ibn Ezra (ca. 12th c.) translation by Anonymous

Contributed on: ג׳ בשבט ה׳תש״פ (2020-01-28) by Aharon N. Varady (transcription) | Unknown Translator(s) | Avraham ibn Ezra |

A popular piyyut for all occasions by Avraham ibn Ezra. . . .


אֲגַדֶלְךָ | Agadelkha, a piyyut by Avraham ibn Ezra (ca. 12th c.) translation by Sara Lapidot

Contributed on: י״ב בתמוז ה׳תשפ״א (2021-06-21) by Sara Lapidot (translation) | Avraham ibn Ezra |

The piyyut, Agadelkha, in Hebrew with an English translation. . . .