Aaron ben Jacob ha-Cohen of Lunel
- (fl. late 13th-early 14th cent)French talmudist. When the Jews were expelled from France in 1306 he emigrated to Majorca. He wrote a compilation of Jewish law based on earlier legal works. This was abbreviated by an anonymous editor known as Kol Bo (1490).
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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