Nathan ben Joseph Official
- (fl. 13th cent)French talmudist. He engaged in religious controverises with Christians. These disputes were recorded by his son Joseph in his Yosef ha-Mekanne.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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