Jacob ben Samson

(fl. 12th cent)
   French historian and scholar, pupil of Rashi. According to the tosaphists, he was the author of Seder Olam, a chronology of the tannaim and amoraim.

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  • JACOB BEN SAMSON — (early 12th century), a pupil of rashi , whose customs he reported. Jacob was apparently one of the teachers of jacob tam . According to the tosafists, Jacob was the author of a work entitled Seder Olam, a chronology of the tannaim and amoraim… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SAMSON BEN SAMSON OF COUCY — (called ha sar mi Coucy; 13th century), French tosafist. Samson, a descendant of joseph bonfils , belonged to a distinguished family of French scholars. Judah of Corbeil was his uncle and moses of Coucy his brother in law. He was one of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JACOB BEN YAKAR — (d. 1064), German rabbi. Jacob was the principal teacher of rashi , who refers to him as ha Zaken, and also of Solomon b. Samson. Another of his pupils was the gaon quoted in the Shitah Mekubbeẓet to Bava Kamma, from chapter 7 onward. From Worms …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SOLOMON BEN SAMSON — (11th century), scholar of Worms, a contemporary of Rashi s teachers. He used to sign himself ששו״ן and as a result is referred to as Sason. His teachers were jacob b. yakar and, apparently, eleazar of Worms, and he was a colleague of isaac b.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ANATOLI, JACOB BEN ABBA MARI BEN SAMSON — (13th century), physician, homilist, and translator. He married a daughter of Samuel ibn tibbon . Samuel taught him mathematics. At the suggestion of friends in Narbonne and Béziers, Anatoli began translating Arabic works on astronomy and logic… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • TAM, JACOB BEN MEIR — (Rabbenu; c. 1100–1171), tosafist and leading French scholar of the 12th century. Rabbenu Tam was the grandson of rashi and the son of meir b. samuel , Rashi s son in law. His teachers were his father, his brother samuel , and jacob b. samson , a …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • FRANCES, JACOB BEN DAVID — (1615–1667), poet; elder brother of immanuel frances . Born in Mantua, Jacob, a highly educated man, mastered not only Hebrew and Aramaic, but Latin, Italian, and Portuguese as well. The two brothers collaborated in their literary work, and in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BLOCH, ISSACHAR BAER BEN SAMSON — (1730–1798), Austrian rabbi. Bloch was born in Hamburg and studied under jonathan eybeschuetz and ezekiel landau . After serving as rabbi in several communities he was rabbi in Boskovice (1793–96), and later in Mattersdorf where he died. He wrote …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • IGRA, MESHULLAM (Moses) BEN SAMSON — (c. 1752–1802), Galician and Hungarian rabbi. The name Moses was added during a serious illness in 1799. Igra was born in Buczacz (Galicia) of an old rabbinical family which came from Kolomeyya. He was known in his youth for his talents and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Samson ben Abraham of Sens — Samson ben Abraham (c. 1150 c. 1230), also known as the Rash of Sens (an acronym of his name) or the Prince of Sens , was one of the leading French Tosafists in the second half of the 12th and the beginning of the 13th centuries. He was the most… …   Wikipedia

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