- Lattes, Isaac ben Jacob
- (fl. 14th cent)French rabbi and physician. He was active in Provence. His Kiryat Sepher explains passages in the oral law, the process of transmission of the oral traditon, and the basis of the Mishnah and Tosephta. This work also lists the 613 commandments in the order of their appearance in the Torah and interprets them according to Maimonides.
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LATTES, ISAAC BEN JACOB — (14th century), rabbi and physician in Provence. Lattes studied under nissim gerondi . His main work, apparently entitled Kiryat Sefer (1885), consists of two parts: Sha arei Ẓiyyon and Toledot Yiẓḥak. In it, Lattes explains passages of the Oral… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Isaac Lattes — Isaac ben Jacob Lattes was a Jewish rabbi who lived in Provence. In 1340 he wrote Toledot Yiẓḥaḳ, in which he gives valuable information concerning other Provençal authors and discusses the history of tradition. This work is known also by the… … Wikipedia
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