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IBN SHU'AIB, JOSHUA:

Preacher and cabalist; flourished about 1328. He was a pupil of Solomon ben Adret and the teacher of Menahem ibn Zerah. Together with Shem-Ṭob ben Abraham ibn Gaon, he was accused by Isaac the Blind of Acco ofuntrustworthiness in his account of the utterances and explanations of his teachers.

Shu'aib was the author of "Derashot al ha-Torah," homilies on the Pentateuch.

Bibliography:
  • Azulai, Shem ha-Gedolim, i. 78;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 1562.
K. P. B.
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