Moses ibn Ezra

Moses ibn Ezra, also known as Moses ben Jacob ibn Ezra, Moses ben Esra, and Ha-Sallaḥ, was born in Granada, Spain. He was an Andalusian Jewish poet, rabbi, philosopher, and mentor to fellow poet and philosopher Judah Halevi. Ibn Ezra’s poetry is largely anthologized in The Divan of Moses Ibn Ezra, and his works include Kitāb al-muḥāḍara wal-mud̲ākara, Sefer ha-Anak, or Tarshish, and selihot, or penitential prayers. He died after 1138.