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ABRAHAM MORPURGO – See Morpurgo, Abraham.
ABRAHAM BEN MOSES (SCHEDEL) – Printer and corrector for the press; flourished in Prague about 1600. Abraham met with some success in authorship. He translated the Book of Ezekiel into Judæo-German rime, and printed it in his own establishment in 1602. He...
ABRAHAM BEN MOSES ALASHKAR – See Alashkar, Abraham ben Moses.
ABRAHAM B. MOSES COHEN – A learned rabbi, probably of Spanish origin; lived in Italy during the first half of the sixteenth century; died about 1550. The data given by writers who mention him are conflicting. The earlier bibliographers, Bartolocci...
ABRAHAM BEN MOSES DE FANO – See Fano, Abraham ben Moses de.
ABRAHAM BEN MOSES KOLOMITI – See Kolomiti, Abraham ben Moses.
ABRAHAM BEN MOSES OF REGENSBURG – German tosafist, who flourished about 1200 at Ratisbon, Germany. His interpretations of the Talmud and halakic decisions are found in the Tosafot and in other writings.Bibliography: Zunz, Z. G. p. 48; Michael, Or ha-Ḥayyim, No....
ABRAHAM MOTAL OF SALONICA – See Motal, Abraham, of Salonica.
ABRAHAM BEN MUSA (Moses) – Moroccan rabbi and cabalist of the first half of the seventeenth century, who studied the Cabala with Abraham Azulai. He wrote commentaries upon several treatises of the Talmud. His commentary on Nazir has been printed in the...
ABRAHAM NAFTALI HIRSCH HA-LEVI SPITZ BEN MOSES – See Spitz, Abraham Naftali Hirsch ha-Levi, ben Moses.
ABRAHAM NAHMIAS – Translator of Thomas Aquinas' "Commentary on Aristotle's Metaphysics." See Nahmias, Abraham, 1.
ABRAHAM NAHMIAS OF VENICE – See Nahmias, Abraham, 2.
ABRAHAM NAHMIAS, in Joseph Caro's "Berit Joseph" – See Nahmias, Abraham, 3.
ABRAHAM NAHMIAS – See Nahmias, Abraham, 4.
ABRAHAM BEN NATHAN – French author; born in the second half of the twelfth century, probably at Lunel, Languedoc. He received his education in that town, after which he is sometimes called ("RABN" = Rabbi Abraham ben Nathan—R. Eliezer ben Nathan has...
ABRAHAM OF NIORT – Talmudic commentator; lived at Niort (now in the department of Deux Sèvres), France, in the second half of the fourteenth century. Isaac de Lattes, in his chronicle "Sha'are Zion," refers to him as a notable scholar and...
ABRAHAM BEN NISSIM ḤAYYUN – See Ḥayyun, Abraham ben Nissim.
ABRAHAM, PHILIP – English and Hebrew author; born 1803; died in London, Dec. 17, 1890. He published: (1) "The Autobiography of a Jewish Gentleman" (1860); (2) "Autumn Gatherings," a collection of prose and poetry (London, 1866); (3) "Ha-Nistarot...
ABRAHAM, PHINEHAS – West Indian merchant; born in the island of Jamaica about the beginning of the nineteenth century; and died Feb. 19, 1887. He was one of the last survivors of the body of West Indian merchants who contributed in a high degree to...
ABRAHAM PROCHOWNIK – A legendary personage said to have been nominated prince of Poland, in 842, under the following circumstances: After the death of Prince Popiel, the Poles held a council at Krushwitz, to elect a successor. They disagreed for a...
ABRAHAM PROVENÇAL – See Abraham ben David Provençal.
ABRAHAM OF PRZEMYSL – Polish rabbi who flourished about the close of the seventeenth century; son of Judah Loeb, rabbi of Ulanov, in Galicia. At an early age he went to Fürth, in Germany, with the intention of publishing his father's work, "'Eẓ Kol...
ABRAHAM BEN RAPHAEL ḤALFON – See Ḥalfon, Abraham ben Raphael.
ABRAHAM BEN RAPHAEL DI LONZANO – See Lonzano, Abraham ben Raphael di.
ABRAHAM BEN RAPHAEL MELDOLA – See Meldola, Abraham ben Raphael.