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ISAAC BEN SOLOMON:

Liturgical poet; lived in Germany in the first half of the fourteenth century; author of the seliḥah "Ani hu ha-Geber," on the martyrs of the persecutions of 1337, which Isaac had witnessed. The signature to this seliḥah includes the words "Yifraḥ Samak," which, according to Zunz, form a part of the poet's name.

Bibliography:
  • Zunz, Literaturgesch. p. 368;
  • idem, S. P. p. 368;
  • Revue Orientale, i. 279;
  • Landshuth, 'Ammude ha-'Abodah, p. 127;
  • text and transl. of "Ani hu ha-Geber" in Salfeld, Martyrologium, p. 347 (comp. p. 237).
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