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Hebraist and Talmudist; flourished at the end of the fifteenth century. He was the author of "Magen Dawid," a vindication of David Ḳimḥi's grammar against the strictures of Efodi and David ben Yaḥya (Constantinople, 1517). The book is prefaced by an acrostic poem, giving the author's name.

  • Michael, Or ha-Ḥayyim, p. 222;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 968;
  • Dukes, in Orient, viii. 482.
L. G. M. Sel.
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