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DESSAU, MOSES B. MICHAEL:

Talmudist of the eighteenth century; called "Dessau" after the town in which he lived. He is the author of (1) novellæ published in 1724—haggadic annotations to the Talmudic tractates Berakot, Shabbat, and Ḳiddushin, and halakic novellæ to Pesaḥim and Ketubot; and (2) "Zikron Mosheh" (Memorial of Moses), published in 1765—novellæ on various haggadic and halakic subjects. He also edited and annotated "Sha'are Dura" (Gates of Dueren), by Isaac b. Meïr of Dueren.

Bibliography:
  • Wolf, Bibl. Hebr. iii. 1184 and 1593h;
  • Steinschneider. Cat. Bodl. Nos. 5341 and 6456;
  • Zedner, Cat. Hebr. Books Brit. Mus.
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