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KOKABI, JOSEPH BEN ABRAHAM:

German physician, a native of Ulm; lived at Ferrara in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. "Kokabi" is the Hebrew equivalent of his German name, "Stern"; in Latin his signature was "Stella." He was the author of a medical work entitled "Toẓe'ot Ḥayyim" (Venice, 1714). He is also mentioned in Tobiah b. Moses' medical work "Ma'aseh Ṭobiyyah."

Bibliography:
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. i. 181;
  • Mortara, Indice, p. 14;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 1533.
G. M. Sel.
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