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Bedaresi, Yedaiah

BEDARESI, YEDAIAH (1270-1340), Jewish poet, physician and philosopher of Provence. His most successful work was an ethical treatise, Behinath 'Olam (Examination of the World), a didactic poem in thirty-seven short sections. The work is still very popular. It was translated into English by Tobias Goodman.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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