Eliezer of Touques
- (fl. 13th cent)French tosaphist. He edited most of the tosaphot incorporated in standard editions of the Babylonian Talmud. The disciples of Meir of Rothenburg used his tosaphot extensively, and it was through them that his versions became accepted in France and Germany.
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ELIEZER OF TOUQUES — (d. before 1291), one of the last tosafists and editors of tosafist literature. Only a few details of his biography are known. He was a nephew of hezekiah of Magdeburg and appears to be identical with the Eliezer b. Solomon who signed a well… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Tosafot — The Tosafot or Tosafos ( he. תוספות) are mediæval commentaries on the Talmud. They take the form of critical and explanatory glosses, printed, in almost all Talmud editions, on the outer margin and opposite Rashi s notes. The authors of the… … Wikipedia
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Tosafists — were medieval rabbis who created critical and explanatory glosses on the Talmud. These were collectively called Tosafot.Alphabetical list of TosafistsOf the great number of tosafists only forty four are known by name. The following is an… … Wikipedia
HEZEKIAH BEN JACOB — (of Magdeburg; 13th century), tosafist. Hezekiah, one of the last of the tosafists, was apparently a pupil of Samson of Coucy and eliezer b. joel ha levi . His appointment as reader of the Magdeburg community while still in his youth aroused… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Samson ben Abraham of Sens — Samson ben Abraham (c. 1150 c. 1230), also known as the Rash of Sens (an acronym of his name) or the Prince of Sens , was one of the leading French Tosafists in the second half of the 12th and the beginning of the 13th centuries. He was the most… … Wikipedia
Jacob ben Abraham Faitusi — (d. July 1812, Algiers) was a Tunisian Jewish scholar. He settled in the later part of his life at Jerusalem, whence he was sent as a collector of alms to Italy and Algeria.Faitusi was the author of Berit Ya aqob (Livorno, 1800), the contents of… … Wikipedia
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