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Encyclopedia > Abiathar Crescas

Abiathar Crescas was a Jewish physician and astrologer. He was head astrologer to King John of Aragon (father of King Ferdinand) and he would use the stars as predictions of events for the King. He was a very prominent Jew in Aragon, and was greatly renowned. He is most famous for restoring the eyesight of King John in two simple operations.

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He was forced to pawn Roussillon, his possession on the north-east of the Pyrenees, to King Louis XI of France, who refused to part with it.
In his old age John was blinded by cataracts, but recovered his eyesight by the operation of couching conducted by his physician Abiathar Crescas, a Jew.
The Catalan revolt was pacified in 1472, but John carried on a war, in which he was generally unfortunate, with his neighbour the French king till his death in 1479.
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