ANATOLI, JACOB (c. 1194-1256), Hebrew translator from the
Arabic. He was invited to Naples by the enlightened ruler Frederick
II., and under this royal patronage and in association with Michael
Scot, made Arabic learning accessible to Western readers. Among
his most important services were translations of works by Averroes.
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