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CALÑI, SAMUEL BEN MOSES:

Turkish rabbi of the fifteenth century; born at Arta in the Morea. Calñi is the author of responsa entitled "Mishpeṭe Shemuel," and printed by his nephew at Venice, 1599-1600. He was the son-in-law of Benjamin b. Mattathias, author of "Benjamin Ze'eb," as the latter says in a responsum.

Bibliography:
  • Ḳore ha-Dorot, 34b, 39a;
  • Michael, Or haḤayyim, p. 283.
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