Moses ben Enoch

(fl. 10th cent)
   Spanish scholar. In the story of the Four Captives in The Book of Tradition, Abraham ibn Daud relates that four rabbis including Moses ben Enoch were captured by Saracen pirates after they sailed from Bari in southern Italy in 972. Moses ben Enoch was ransomed in Cordoba, and was appointed rabbi of the community.

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