MAKSHAN, SAMUEL BEN PHINEHAS HA-KOHEN:
Bohemian Talmudist of the sixteenth century; born in Prague. He wrote: "Teḥillat Dibre Shemuel," commentary on the Targum of Esther (Prague, 1594 [according to Zunz, "Z. G." p. 278; 1601 according to other bibliographers]); "Bet Din shel Shemuel," commentary on Rashi to Esther and Ruth and on the Targum of the latter (Lublin, 1606); "Yegon Leb," commentary on Lamentations (Cracow, n.d.).
- Fürst, Bibl. Jud. ii. 318;
- Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 2435.