SAMUN, JOSEPH ḤAYYIM IBN:
Italian Talmudist; lived at Leghorn in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. He was the author of "'Edut bi-Yehosef" (Leghorn, 1800), in two volumes, the first containing novellæ on the Talmudical treatise Baba Meẓi'a, and the second a collection of responsa. To the work is appended "Leḳaḥ Ṭob," containing novellæ and responsa by the author's son Shem-Ṭob, rabbi of Leghorn (comp. Steinschneider, "Cat. Bodl." col. 2533; Mortara, "Indice," p. 58).
- Fürst, Bibl. Jud. iii. 231;
- Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 430.