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BENJAMIN BEN JOAB (called also De Synagoga, according to Zunz):

Payyeṭan; lived at Montalcino in the fourteenth century. His printed poems are: (1) A metrical introduction to the "Nishmat" for Passover. Every strophe of this poem has ten lines of seven syllables. (2) A seliḥah of five strophes, with a refrain ending with the words ("Oh, give us prosperity").

Bibliography:
  • Zunz, Literaturgesch. p. 365;
  • Landshuth, Ammude ha-'Abodah, p. 17.
L. G. I. Br.
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