Definitions for "Abraham ben Jacob"
Abraham ben Jacob, better known under his Arabic name of Ibrahim ibn Yaqub was a 10th century Sephardi Jew, a traveller, merchant and chronicler from Moorish-ruled Ṭurṭūšah in Al-Andalus, though he may also have lived in Cordova. Between 965 and 971 he travelled throughout Western and Central Europe. The memoirs and commentaries of this travel were later published in Abu Abdullah al-Bakri's Book of Highways and of Kingdoms.