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").
- Zunz, Literaturgesch. p. 365;
- Landshuth, Ammude ha-'Abodah, p. 17.