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Averroës (1126–1198)

Averroës or Averrhoës (a-ver’o-ēz), properly Ibn Rushd. An eminent Spanish-Arabian philosopher and physician; born at Cordova, Spain, in 1126; died in Morocco, Dec. 10, 1198. Through translations of his works into Latin and Hebrew, he exerted a profound influence for centuries upon both Christian and Jewish thought. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).