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Son of Abd-al-Aziz, son of Muhasan ha-Israeli, physician and descendant of a line of Jewish physicians. Abd-al-Daim flourished about 1300, and on August 30, 1316, he completed an Arabic work entitled "The Two Sciences," in two parts, one on physics, the other on metaphysics. It is arranged as a series of questions and answers. The manuscript of the work is in the Bodleian Library in Oxford.

  • Neubauer, Cat. Bodl. Hebr. MSS. Nos. 814, 815;
  • Steinschneider, in Jew. Quart. Rev. xi. 337.
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