Solomon ibn Gabirol

Solomon ibn Gabirol, also known as Solomon Ben Judah Gabirol, Avicebron, and Avicebrol, was born in the early eleventh century in Málaga, Spain. He was a Hebrew poet and Neoplatonic philosopher. His religious poems, such as “Keter Malkhût” (“Kingdom’s Crown”), are included in Jewish prayer books. He is famously known for his philosophical treatise Fons vitae (“The Fountain of Life”). The year of his death remains unknown.