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FARISSOL, JUDAH:

Italian mathematician and astronomer; flourished at Mantua at the end of the fifteenth century. In 1499 he wrote "Iggeret Sefirah," a description of the astronomical sphere, with diagrams.

Bibliography:
  • Steinschneider, Jewish, Literature, p. 187;
  • Neubauer, Cat. Bodl. Hebr. MSS. p. 711.
G. M. Sel.
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