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JACOB BEN OBADIAH SFORNO:

Italian scholar; lived at Venice in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. He was the author of a work entitled "Iggeret ha-Ṭe'amim," on the Hebrew accents (Venice, 1600). Steinschneider, however, believesthe work to be identical with the "Iggeret ha-Ṭe'amim" of Aaron Abraham ben Baruch.

Bibliography:
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. cols. 716, 1255;
  • Mortara, Indice, p. 61;
  • Benjacob, Oẓar ha-Sefarim, p. 11.
G. I. Br.
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