DELMEDIGO, ELIJAH BEN ELIEZER:(Redirected from ELIAS CRETENSIS.)
Cretan rabbi and Talmudist; flourished in the second half of the sixteenth and in the first of the seventeenth century in Candia. He was widely known in his time as a Talmudic scholar. A halakic decision of his exists in Joseph Samega's "Derek Yemin." He was the father of the famous philosopher and writer Joseph Solomon Delmedigo.
- Nepi-Ghirondi, Toledot Gedole Yisrael, p. 6;
- Geiger, Nachgelassene Schriften, iii. 5.