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IBN VIVES AL-LORQUI (OF LORCA), JOSEPH BEN JOSHUA:

Spanish physician; died before 1408; son of Joshua ibn Vives al-Lorqui. He translated from Arabic into Hebrew various books of the short canon of Avicenna, and added to the translation a commentary which was used by ShemṬob Shaprut.

Bibliography:
  • Steinschneider, Cal. Bodl. col. 1505;
  • idem, Hebr. Bibl. xviii. 68;
  • idem, Hebr. Uebers. pp. 436, 681, 921;
  • Carmoly, Les Médecins Juifs, p. 117.
G. M. K.
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