Category Archives: al-Qirqisani, Ya’qub

(c. 890-c. 960)

from The Book of Lighthouses and Watchtowers

  Ya’qub al-Qirqisani was a biblical scholar and a recorder of religious and secular law, writing during a period in which Jewish life had been heavily influenced by the rise of Islam and the centralization of Muslim rule in the … Continue reading

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