Azrael is the angel of death spoken of in the Qur'an
Azriel is also a boy's name
Azriel is also a hardcore band from Glasgow, Scotland
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Category: Disambiguation Azriel was one of the most important Jewish mystics in the Spanish town of Gerona (north of Barcelona) during the thirteenth century when it was an important center of the Kabbalah. ... Artistic depiction of the angel of death Azrael (in standard Arabic transliteration it is Ezrail or Ezraeil Ø¹Ø²Ø±Ø§Ø¦ÛÙ) is typically known as one of the names of the angel of death, and is an English form of the Arabic name Ezrail or Ezraeil, the name traditionally attributed... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...
Attracted by the mystical studies that had begun to spread in Spain, Azriel went early to southern France, and became there a pupil of the celebrated cabalist Isaac the Blind, the son of Abraham of Posquières.
Azriel was, further, the author of a commentary on "Sefer Yeẓirah," entitled "Sefer ha-Milluïm," which was likewise ascribed to Naḥmanides, and published under his name in Mantua, 1719.
Azriel, however, had the merit of affording some guidance in the labyrinth of mysticism.
Azriel's love of knowledge, his dedication to his research, students and the University, and the generosity with which he devoted his time to working with all of us will be appreciated by us for the rest of our lives.
AZRIEL ROSENFELD was a tenured Research Professor, a Distinguished University Professor, and Director of the Center for Automation Research at the University of Maryland in College Park, where he also held affiliate professorships in the Departments of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Psychology.
In 1985 he served as chairman of a panel appointed by the National Research Council to brief the President's Science Advisor on the subject of computer vision; he has also served (1985-8) as a member of the Vision Committee of the National Research Council.
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