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SOLOMON B. MORDECAI:

Polish rabbi; died 1609. He was a pupil of Solomon Luria and was rabbi of Meseritz and Ostrog, holding also some rabbinical position in Lemberg. He is referred to as "R. Shelomtzi, the pupil of Maharshal" in a manuscript work which was in the hands of Solomon Margolioth of Brody. He was the author of "Mizbaḥ ha-Zahab," an explanation of a Talmudical passage on the holy incense (Basel, 1602). A work by him named "Seder Giṭṭin" is referred to in the above-mentioned manuscript.

Bibliography:
  • Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus. p. 726;
  • Buber, Anshe Shem, p. 204, Cracow, 1895;
  • Lewinstein, Dor we-Dor we-Doreshaw, p. 119, Warsaw, 1899.
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