Abudarham, David ben Joseph
- (fl. 14th cent)Spanish talmudist. His commentary on synagogue liturgy, The Book of Abudarham is based on numerous rabbinic sources.
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ABUDARHAM, DAVID BEN JOSEPH — (14th century), liturgical commentator in Spain, author of Sefer Abudarham, written in 1340 in Seville. Abudarham came from a distinguished family, and apparently an earlier namesake was a communal leader in Toledo. Abudarham was moved to write… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
David Abudarham — David (ben Joseph) Abudarham (Hebräisch: דוד (בר יוסף) אַבּוּדִרְהַם) war ein um 1350 in Sevilla lebender und wirkender jüdischer Gelehrter, bekannt geworden vor allem durch sein Buch Abudarham, Erläuterungen zur jüdischen Liturgie. Er war… … Deutsch Wikipedia
ABUDARHAM — (Heb. אבודרהם; also Abudarhan, Abudarhen, Abudaram, Abudaran; Ar. father of coins meaning the rich man ), Spanish family. DAVID BEN SOLOMON ABUDARHAM constructed in the 13th century the synagogue of Almaliquin in Toledo, apparently identical with … Encyclopedia of Judaism
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