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Bachya ben Yosef ibn Paquda (Chovot Halevavot)

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Bachya ben Yosef ibn Paquda (Chovot Halevavot): eleventh century sage and writer on Jewish thought (1040-1080); his most acclaimed work is Chovat Halevavot (Duties of the Heart)
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Chovot Halevavot, the classical work on Jewish ethics, was authored by Rabbi Bachya ben Yosef ibn Paquda (the first "Rabbeinu Bechayei") on or before 1161, and translated into Hebrew from the original Arabic by the famed translator R. Judah ibn Tibbon in ...
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