Heilprin,Jehiel ben Solomon
- (1660-1746)Lithuanian talmudic scholar and historian. He served as a rabbi in Glussk, and in 1711 was appointed head of the yeshivah in Minsk. His Seder ha-Dorot contains a chronology of events and personages to 1696, an alphabetical list of tannaim and amoraim, and a catalogue of post-talmudic Hebrew authors and books.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.