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MATTITHIAH OF PARIS:

Head of the Talmudic school of Paris in the eleventh century and doubtless identical with Mattithiah b. Moses, one of Rashi's pupils. He is occasionally called Mattithiah the Great. He corresponded with Samuel. b. Meïr (RaSHBaM), who names him among the "ancients" of Paris.

Bibliography:
  • Gross, Gallia Judaica, pp. 226, 508;
  • Maḥzor Vitry, No. 280;
  • Or Zarua', i. 138b;
  • Shibbole ha-Leḳeṭ, ii., Nos. 18, 136.
E. C. S. K.
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