Lattes, Judah ben Jacob
- (fl. 13th cent)French scholar. He was educated at Beziers. His BaalAsuphot is a collection of rabbinical decisions and responsa.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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