Notes to Abraham Ibn Daud

1. References to ER are to the edition of Weil (W), 1852 and to that of Samuelson (S), 1986. A new edition is currently under preparation by Amira Eran.

2. For parallels between the two philosophers see Eran 1998, passim, and Fontaine 1990, index, s.v. Maimonides. See also Fontaine 2007.

3. Cf. ER W 91.45-92.6; S 199a 9-16, and Guide I.1, transl. Pines, p. 22.

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