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MOSES BOTAREL FARISSOL:

Astronomer and mathematician of the second half of the fifteenth century. He wrote a work on the calendar entitled "Meleket ha-Ḳebi'ah," and compiled, under the title "Nofet Ẓufim," calendric tables. Both these works, in manuscript, are preserved in the royal library at Munich.

Bibliography:
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Munich, p. 93, No. 249, 1;
  • idem, Jewish Literature, p. 189.
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