ALTARAS, DAVID BEN SOLOMON:
By: Gotthard Deutsch
An Italian rabbi and editor who flourished at Venice, 1675-1714. He wrote the short Hebrew grammar in the quarto Bible (Venice, 1675-78). He edited a daily prayer-book (Venice, 1696) and a vocalized edition of the Mishnah with short notes, Venice, 1756-60. His will is printed under the title , Venice, 1714.
- Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. p. 548;
- Van Straalen, Cat. p. 11.;
- Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. Nos. 4787, 7969 (list of works edited by him);
- idem, Bibliogr. Handbuch, No. 35.