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Isaac ben Judah ibn Ghiyyat (or Ghayyat ) (Hebrew : , Arabic : ibn Ghayyath ) (1038–1089) was a Spanish rabbi, Biblical commentator, philosopher, and liturgical poet. He was born (H. Graetz cites 1030) and lived in the town of Lucena, where he also headed a rabbinic academy. He died in Cordoba .

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