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ḤAYYUN, ABRAHAM BEN NISSIM:

Portuguese scholar; father of Don Joseph Ḥayyun, rabbi of Lisbon; lived in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. He was the author of an ethical work entitled "Amarot Ṭehorot" (Constantinople, 1516).

Bibliography:
  • Kayserling, Gesch. der Juden in Portugal, p. 74;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 672;
  • Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, p. 27.
J. I. Br.
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