Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Avicebron, or Solomon Ibn Gebirol, a Jewish philosopher of Malaga, who flourished towards the end of the eleventh century. His treatises entitled The Source of Life and The Source of Wisdom produced a powerful effect on Aquinas, Albertus Magnus, and other schoolmen, and he undoubtedly gave to the Aristotelianism of the East an acute and original impulse. The identity of this author was only established some thirty years ago by Munk of the French National Library.