Family of scholars of Tudela, members of which are met with in the East and in Italy.
Abraham ben Joseph Minir (probably a brother of Isaac ben Joseph Minir); Acah (Isaac) ben Ḥayyim and his son Abraham Minir; and Shem-Ṭob ben Samuel Minir were prominent members of the community of Tudela in 1363.Isaac ibn Minir:
Contemporary of Isaac ben Sheshet.Isaac ben Joseph Minir:
Commentator and liturgical poet; pupil of Yom-Ṭob ben Abraham of Seville, and contemporary of Solomon ben Adret. He was the author of the Talmudic commentary "Be'erot Yiẓḥaḳ."Joseph ben Isaac Minir:
Rabbi at Constantine; died before 1408; son of Isaac ben Joseph Minir; for ten years a pupil of Isaac ben Sheshet, who esteemed him highly for his scholarship.Moses Minir:
Edited Hebrew works at Venice in 1593.Shem-Ṭob Minir:
Contemporary of Joseph Caro; was living at Constantinople in 1569.
- Isaac ben Sheshet, Responsa, Nos. 79 et seq., 123, 126, 396;
- Oẓar Neḥmad, ii. 99;
- He-Ḥaluẓ, ii. 26, iv. 85;
- Conforte, Ḳore ha-Dorot, p. 36b;
- Zunz, Literaturgesch. p. 504;
- Kayserling, Gesch. der Juden in Spanien, i. 78 et seq., 88.