Joseph ben Joshua ha-Cohen
- (1496-c. 1575)Italian historian. He was brought up in Italy and practised medicine in Genoa. His History of the Kings of France and Turkey describes the struggle between Christians and Muslims from the time of the crusades. In Valley ofWeepinghe recounts the trials of the Jews in the Middle Ages.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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