Elijah Be'er ben Shabbetai (Elijah Sabot)

(fl. 14th-15th cent)
   Italian physician. He taught at the University of Padua, and was in the service of several popes (Innocent VII, Martin V and Eugene IV) as well as Italian rulers. He was summoned to England in 1410 to attend on Henry IV.

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  • ELIJAH BEN SHABBETAI BE'ER — (14th–15th centuries; also known as Elia di Sabato of Fermo and in England as Elias Sabot), papal physician. He attended Popes Innocent VII (1404–06), Martin V (1417–31), and Eugene IV (1431–47), as well as the duke of Milan and the marquess of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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