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Yehuda Alharizi Biography

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Yehuda Alharizi, also Judah ben Solomon Harizi or al-Harizi (Hebrew : , Yehudah ben Shelomo al-Harizi, Arabic : , Yahya bin Sulaiman bin Sha'ul abu Zakaria al-Harizi al-Yahudi min ahl Tulaitila ) was a rabbi, translator, poet and traveller active in Spain in the Middle Ages (1165 in Toledo – 1225 in Aleppo ). He was supported by wealthy patrons, to whom he wrote poems and dedicated compositions.

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