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MOSES LIMA BEN ISAAC – See Lima, Moses b. Isaac Judah.
MOSES BEN MAIMON – Traditional Portrait of Moses ben Maimon, with Autograph.Talmudist, philosopher, astronomer, and physician; born at Cordova March 30, 1135; died at Cairo Dec. 13, 1204; known in Arabic literature as Abu 'Imran Musa ben Maimun...
MOSES B. MEÏR OF FERRARA – Italian tosafist of the thirteenth century, whose tosafot were used by the compiler of the "Haggahot Maimuniyyot." Moses himself used the tosafot of Judah Sir Leon of Paris, although it is doubtful whether he was Judah's...
MOSES MEÏR KAMANKER – See Kamanker, Moses Meïr.
MOSES BEN MENAHEM (PRÄGER) – Cabalist of Prague; disciple of R. David Oppenheim; lived in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He wrote: "Wa-Yaḳhel Mosheh," cabalistic treatises on various passages of the Zohar, with a double commentary ("Masweh...
MOSES MIZORODI BEN JUDAH MARULI – Karaite scholar; lived at Constantinople in the second half of the sixteenth century. He was ayounger contemporary of Judah Poki, on whose "Sha'ar Yehudah" he wrote a eulogy. Moses was a prolific writer; but, with the exception...
MOSES BEN NAḤMAN GERONDI – Precocious Development. Spanish Talmudist, exegete, and physician; born at Gerona (whence his name "Gerondi") in 1194 (Gans, "Ẓemaḥ Dawid," p. 50, Warsaw, 1890); died in Palestine about 1270. He was the grandson of Isaac ben...
MOSES HA-NAḲDAN – See Moses ben Yom-Ṭob.
MOSES NAPHTALI HIRSCH RIBKAS – See Ribkas, Moses.
MOSES NATHAN BEN JUDAH – Liturgical poet of the fourteenth century; perhaps identical with the Catalonian parnas Moses Nathan, who was still living in 1354. His liturgical poems have been included in the maḥzorim of Avignon and Africa.Bibliography:...
MOSES NAVARRO – See Navarro, Moses.
MOSES B. NOAH ISAAC LIPSCHÜTZ – See LipschÜtz, Moses b. Noah Isaac.
MOSES OF PALERMO – Sicilian translator from the Arabic into Latin; lived in the second half of the thirteenth century. According to a document preserved in the municipal archives of Naples and reproduced by Amari in his "Guerra del Vespro...
MOSES OF PARIS – Exegete; lived in the middle of the twelfth century. According to Gross, he is identical with Moses ben Jehiel ben Mattathiah, the head of the Jewish community of Paris, of whom the Maḥzor Vitry (No. 280) tells the story that he...
MOSES OF PAVIA – Italian scholar of the eleventh century. According to Kaufmann, he is identical with the teacher Moses of Pavia, who, about 900 C.E., left that city for the north of Italy on account of a quarrel with Amittai b. Shephatiah. He...
MOSES SAERTELES (SAERTELS) B. ISSACHAR HA-LEVI – Exegete; lived at Prague in the first half of the seventeenth century. His name ( ) is a matronymic from "Sarah." He published the Pentateuch and the Five Rolls, with glosses and notes in Judæo-German, under the title "Be'er...
MOSES BEN SAMUEL BEN ASHER – French Talmudist; flourished at Perpignan in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Both Moses and his father possessed great influence in Perpignan, and obtained from James I., King of Majorca, permission for the Jews who had...
MOSES B. SAMUEL OF ROQUEMAURE – Physician and translator of the fourteenth century; lived at Avignon, Toledo, and Seville. At Toledo he wrote a poem, before 1358, satirizing the eccentric philosophical writer Shemariah of Negropont, who posed as Messiah and...
MOSES IBN TIBBON – See Ibn Tibbon.
MOSES B. SAMUEL ZURIEL – See Zuriel, Moses b. Samuel.
MOSES, SASON MORDECAI – Turkish cabalist and Talmudist; born, 1747; lived in Bagdad, where he died in the year 1831. He was the author of: "Ḳol Sason," on ethics (Leghorn, 1859; Bagdad, 1891); "Dabar be-'Itto," commentary on the Pentateuch and Talmud...
MOSES SHEDEL – See Shedel, Moses.
MOSES B. SHEM-ṬOB – See Leon, Moses de.
MOSES B. SHEMAIAH – Scholar and preacher in the latter part of the seventeenth century. He was the author of a commentary on the Pentateuch, containing also notes on Rashi's commentary and entitled "Wa-Yiktab Mosheh" (Frankfort-on-the-Oder, 1694),...
MOSES BEN SHNEOR – See Moses of Evreux.