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NATHAN BEN ISAAC HA-KOHEN HABABLI – Babylonian historian of the tenth century. He was the author of a history of the exilarchate that gives many interesting details in regard to the exilarchs, particularly his contemporary 'Uḳba. Extracts from this history were...
NATHAN JEDIDIAH BEN ELIEZER – Italian poet; born at Orvieto in 1607. In 1625, being then at Sienna, he paraphrased in Hebrew terza-rima three "widduyim": Baḥya's, beginning (following the Italian paraphrase in verse of his maternal grandfather, Johanan Judah...
NATHAN BEN JEHIEL – His Travels. Italian lexicographer; born in Rome not later than 1035; died in 1106. He belonged to one of the most notable Roman families of Jewish scholars. Owing to an error propagated by Azulai, he has been regarded as a...
NATHAN BEN JOEL FALAQUERA (PALAQUERA) – Spanish physician of the latter half of the thirteenth century; perhaps identical with Nathan of Montpellier, the teacher of the unknown author of the "Sefer ha-Yashar." He was the son of a physician, and early began the study...
NATHAN BEN JOSEPH 'OFFICIAL – French rabbi and controversialist; lived at Sens in the second half of the thirteenth century. He was one of the most famous rabbis of France in the Middle Ages. His son Joseph the Zealot calls him "the prince of orators," or...
NATHAN JUDAH BEN SOLOMON – Provençal physician of the fourteenth century. His Provençal names were En Bongodas and Bonjues and he was probably a native of Avignon, where lived many other members of the Nathan family. Judah, like all the other members of...
NATHAN B. LABI (B. JUDAH) – German liturgist; lived at the beginning of the fourteenth century. He was the author of a liturgical work entitled "Sefer Maḥkim," and sometimes quoted as "Sefer ha-Minhagim." Though it was not published, the book was often...
NATHAN BEN MACHIR – French Talumdist of the eleventh century. He was the brother of the liturgical poet Menahem b. Machir, to whom he gave responsa on halakic questions ("Shibbole ha-Leḳeṭ," § 290), and a cousin of R. Isaac b. Judah. He was the...
NATHAN, SIR MATTHEW – English soldier and administrator; born in London Jan. 3, 1862; son of Jonah Nathan. He joined the Royal Engineers on May 19, 1880, from the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, where he received the Pollock medal as the most...
NATHAN BEN MEÏR OF TRINQUETAILLE – French Talmudist and Biblical commentator; flourished in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. He was the paternal grandfather of Estori ha-Parḥi and teacher of Naḥmanides and of Samuel ha-Sardi, author of "Sefer ha-Terumot." He...
NATHAN MORDECAI – French physician; lived at Avignon in the middle of the fifteenth century. He was in correspondence with Joseph Colon, who speaks highly of Nathan's medical knowledge and who gives him the title of "mori," an expression which,...
NATHAN (NATA) BEN MOSES – See Hannover, Nathan (Nata) ben Moses.
NATHAN, MOSES B. SOLOMON B. NATHANAEL – Provençal liturgist; his period and birthplace are unknown. He was the author of a didactic poem entitled "Toẓe'ot Ḥayyim"; it comprises fifty-eight sections and was edited in Menahem di Lonzano's "Shete Yadot" (Venice, 1618). A...
NATHAN NATA OF SHKLOV – See Notkin, Nathan.