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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.).

Bibliography:
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. ii. 318;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 2435.
D. M. Sel.
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