Conforte, David

(1618-C.90)
   Greek rabbi and literary historian. He was born in Salonica. He founded a bet midrash in Jerusalem, and served as rabbi in Cairo. His Kore ha-Dorot is a chronicle of authors and works from post-talmudic times until the 17th century.

Dictionary of Jewish Biography. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • CONFORTE, DAVID — (1617 or 1618–c. 1690), rabbi and literary historian. Conforte was born in Salonika into a well known Sephardi family of rabbis and scholars. He studied rabbinics and Hebrew grammar with the leading rabbis of his time and Kabbalah with teachers… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • David Conforte — (c. 1618 c. 1685) (Hebrew: דוד קונפורטי) was a Hebrew literary historian born in Salonica, author of the literary chronicle known by the title Ḳore ha Dorot. Contents 1 Biography 2 Kore ha Dorot 3 Jewish Encyclopedia bibliography …   Wikipedia

  • Conforte — aka Conforti may refer to: David Conforte (Hebrew: דוד קונפורטי‎; c. 1618 c. 1685), a Greek born Hebrew literary historian, author Joe Conforte (born 1926), the owner of the Mustang Ranch See also Conforti, a related Italian surname Confort… …   Wikipedia

  • David Hairion — dans son bureau de l agence Made in Mouse®, en 2010 Naissance 16 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • DAVID BEN DANIEL — (fl. second half of the 13th century), exilarch in Mosul, Mesopotamia. David was descended from the exilarch Josiah b. Zakkai and a grandson of the exilarch david b. zakkai II. In 1288 David issued a threat of excommunication edict against R.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • David Cassel — David Cassel, from the 1901 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia, now in the public domain. David Cassel (March 7, 1818 – January 22, 1893) was a German historian and Jewish theologian. Life Cassel was born in Gross Glogau, a city in Prussian Silesia with a… …   Wikipedia

  • David Ier d'Écosse — Pour les articles homonymes, voir David Ier et David. David Ier David Ier d Écosse Roi d Écosse R …   Wikipédia en Français

  • David ben Solomon ibn Abi Zimra — Rabbi David ben Solomon ibn (Abi) Zimra (Hebrew: דוד בן שלמה אבן אבי זמרא‎), also called Radbaz (רדב ז) after the initials of his name, Rabbi David iBn Zimra, was an early Acharon of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries who was a leading posek,… …   Wikipedia

  • IBN SHOSHAN, DAVID — (late 16th century), scholar and talmudist of Salonika, descended from a family expelled from Spain. david conforte states in his Kore ha Dorot that David was blind and very wealthy and praises him as a rabbi of comprehensive wisdom, learned also …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Évènements militaires et politiques qui ont marqué le règne de David I — Gravure sur le revers du Grand Sceau de David Ier, représentant David comme un chef de guerre. Les évènements politiques et militaires en Écosse durant le règne de David I regroupent les évènements ayant eu lieu en Écosse alors que David Ier d… …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.