Lampronti, Isaac ben Samuel

   Italian humanist. Born in Ferrara, he taught in the Talmud Torah of the Italian and Sephardi community in the city. Later he became head of the yeshivah there. His Pafiad Yitzhak is a talmudic encyclopaedia.

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  • LAMPRONTI, ISAAC HEZEKIAH BEN SAMUEL — (1679–1756), rabbi, physician, and educator. Lampronti was born in Ferrara and studied under the great Italian rabbis of his generation: Manoah Provençal in Lugo, Judah Briel in Mantua, and Isaac Ḥayyim Cantarini in Padua. In addition, he studied …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lampronti, Isaac Hezekiah ben-Samuel — (1679–1756)    Italian scholar. Lampronti was a rabbi and physician in Ferrara, Italy. He produced the first Hebrew encyclopaedia covering in alphabetical order every aspect of Jewish law in 155 handwritten volumes. The first part was published… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Isaac Chayyim Cantarini — Isaac Chayyim Cantarini, also known as Isaacus Viva, (February 2, 1644, Padua mdash;June 8, 1723, Padua) was an Italian poet, writer, physician, rabbi and preacher. He studied Hebrew and the Talmud with Solomon Marini, author of the Tiqqun Olam …   Wikipedia

  • Isaac Lampronti — (February 3 1679 ndash; November 16 1756), was an Italian rabbi and physician, best known as author of the rabbinic encyclopedia Paħad Yitzħak .Lampronti was born at Ferrara. His great grandfather, Samuel Lampronti, had emigrated from… …   Wikipedia

  • ELIJAH BEN RAPHAEL SOLOMON HA-LEVI — (end of 18th and beginning of 19th century), Italian rabbi, author, kabbalist, and liturgical poet. Elijah was both a pupil and a colleague of isaac lampronti together with whom he studied under judah briel in Mantua. He was at first rabbi of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • MORPURGO, SAMSON BEN JOSHUA MOSES — (1681–1740), Italian rabbi and physician. Samson was born in Gradisca   d Isonzo, Friuli. While still young he was taken by his parents to neighboring Gorizia, where he studied under Jacob Hai Gentili, the rabbi of the community, and his son,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • REGGIO, ABRAHAM BEN EZRIEL — (1755–1846), Italian rabbi and kabbalist. Born in Ferrara, Reggio was a pupil of isaac lampronti and his son Solomon. He went to Gorizia where he studied under Moses Ḥefeẓ (Gentili), the local rabbi, and taught in the talmud torah. After the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ENCYCLOPEDIAS — of General Content in Hebrew and Yiddish Outside of Israel The first Hebrew encyclopedias were translations or adaptations of Arabic works, which were intended as systematic presentations of the sciences in the medieval Aristotelian scheme, not… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • LITERATURE, JEWISH — Literature on Jewish themes and in languages regarded as Jewish has been written continuously for the past 3,000 years. What the term Jewish literature encompasses, however, demands definition, since Jews have lived in so many countries and have… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • AḤARONIM — (Heb. אַחֲרוֹנִים; lit. the later (authorities), a term used to designate the later rabbinic authorities, in contrast to the rishonim , the earlier authorities. Although scholars differ as to the exact chronological dividing line between the two …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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