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JACOB ANATOLI (c. 1194-1256)

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 920 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JACOB ANATOLI (c. 1194-1256), Hebrew translator from the Arabic. He was invited to Naples by the enlightened ruler Frederick II., and under this royal patronage and in association with Michael Scot, made Arabic learning accessible to Western readers. Among his most important services were translations of works by Averroes.
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