JOSEPH (MAESTRO) DE NOVES:
French physician of Avignon who lived in the middle of the fifteenth century, and was highly esteemed throughout the south of France (Joseph Colon, Responsa, No. 181). During the first part of the seventeenthcentury a rabbi of the same name, Joseph de Noves, lived at Nicopolis, Bulgaria; he wrote prefaces to Abraham di Boton's "Leḥem Mishneh" and Abraham ibn Asus' "Leḥem Abbirim."
- Gross, Gallia Judaica, p. 391.