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ABSBAN, SOLOMON ():

Rabbi of Aleppo about 1580; was a grandson of Jacob Berab. He was highly esteemed for his learning, prudence, sagacity, and piety by contemporary scholars, such as Moses Alsheik, Samuel Laniado, and others, with whom he corresponded.

Bibliography:
  • Conforte, Ḳore ha-Dorot, 39b, 41b, 43a;
  • Ghirondi and Nepi, Toledot Gedole Yisrael, p. 326.
M. K.
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