ABRAHAM BEN MEIR HA-KOHEN:
By: Louis Ginzberg
Rabbi and hymn-writer of the end of the eleventh century; lived probably at Speyer. He was a colleague of Rashi, with whom he carried on a learned correspondence. In 1096 he composed an elegy (ḳinah) on the persecutions of the Jews, of which he was an eye-witness.
- Michael, Or ha-Ḥayyim, No. 160;
- Landshuth, 'Ammude ha-'Abodah, p. 5;
- Zunz, S. P. p. 464.