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Bust of Al-Fasi

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Location Lucena, Spain
Country Spain
City Lucena
Address Lucena, Spain

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Geographical Coordinates 37.4082,-4.4834


Summary

The Jewish room of the Archeological Museum of Lucena features a bust of another extremely prominent rabbi from the Lucena school. The bust depicts Isaac ben Yaacob Al Fasi, head of the school from 1089 to 1103.

Isaac Al-Fasi, the second gaon of Eliossana, was endowed with political and diplomatic skills, and made a significant contribution to the study of the Talmud in the lands of Al-Andalus.


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