KOSTELIZ (COSTELLEZ), ABIGDOR BEN SIMON:
Egyptian rabbi and cabalist; born before 1572; died 1659. He studied under Moses ha-Kohen, head of the yeshibah in Egypt, one of his fellow pupils being David Conforte.
- Azulai, Shem ha-Gedolim, i. 2;
- Conforte, Ḳore ha-Dorot, pp. 41a, 50a;
- Michael, Or ha-Ḥayyim, No. 19.