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SOLOMON NASI BEN ISAAC NASI CAYL:

Liturgical poet; lived at Marseilles about 1285. Cayl is a family name, derived from Caylus, a town in the department of Tarn-et-Garonne. Solomon composed the piyyuḥ , found in the Avignon Maḥzor. The name of this poet must not be confounded with that of the rabbi Solomon ben Isaac Cayl, who lived at Marseilles about 1376-86.

Bibliography:
  • Gross, Gallia Judaica, pp. 377, 450;
  • Zunz, Literaturgesch. p. 489.
D.S. Man.
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