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ZEPHANIAH BEN MORDECAI TROKI:

Karaite scholar and author; flourished during the latter part of the sixteenth century; brother of Joseph b. Mordecai Troki. He was the author of "Ḳiddush ha-Ḥodesh we-Sod ha-'Ibbur," a work on the calendar, and of responsa on the laws governing Sheḥiṭah. Both works are mentioned by Simḥah Luzki in his "Oraḥ Ẓaddiḳim."

Bibliography:
  • Fürst, Gesch. des Karäerthums, iii. 39;
  • idem, Bibl. Jud. iii. 448;
  • Gottlober, Biḳkoret le-Toledot ha-Ḳara'im, p. 209.
J. M. Sel.
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