Italian physician and scholar of the fifteenth century; born at Fano. References to him occur under date of 1430, 1448, and 1470. He was the author of: a super-commentary on Ibn Ezra, which work was formerly in the possession of S. D. Luzzatto; marginal glosses on Ḳimḥ's commentaries on Amos, Micah, and Isaiah, formerly in the possession of De Rossi; a supplement to Solomon b. Moses' "Apology"; a synopsis of Ibn Ezra's commentary on Genesis, with notes, under the title "Ha-Gersa ha-Aḥeret"; and an account of his journey to Crete in 1473.

  • Luzzatto, in Kerem Ḥemed, iii. 174, iv. 132;
  • Carmoly, Hist. des Médecins Juifs, pp. 132-133, Brussels, 1844;
  • Zunz, G. S. i. 176, § 61;
  • Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, p. 265.
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