3 edition of **Rabbinical mathematics and astronomy.** found in the catalog.

Rabbinical mathematics and astronomy.

W. M. Feldman

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Published
**1965**
by Hermon Press in New York
.

Written in English

- Talmud,
- Mathematics, Jewish,
- Jewish astronomy,
- Calendar, Jewish

**Edition Notes**

Statement | With pref. by R. A. Sampson and foreword by Adolf Fraenkel. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | Q128 .F4 1965 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xiv, 232 p. |

Number of Pages | 232 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5944516M |

LC Control Number | 65015732 |

Levi ben Gershon (–), better known by his Graecized name as Gersonides, or by his Latinized name Magister Leo Hebraeus, or in Hebrew by the abbreviation of first letters as RaLBaG, was a medieval French Jewish philosopher, Talmudist, mathematician, physician and astronomer/ was born at Bagnols in Languedoc, ing to Abraham Zacuto and others, he was the son Born: Levi ben Gershon, , Bagnols-sur-Cèze. Faulty Flat earth & Sun's motion claims My assertions about the Talmud's claims about the Earth's shape and the Sun's motion can be found in two books:"Rabbinical Mathematics and Astronomy" by W.M. Feldman, 3rd edition, , Hermon Press and "Torah and Science by Dr. Judah Landa, , KTAV Publishing : Yehuda Shurpin.

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