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English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • BOZECCO (Bozecchi), BENJAMIN BEN JUDAH — (1290–1335), Italian grammarian and biblical exegete, who lived in Rome. His name probably derived from the town Buzecchio in the district of Forli, Italy, from which his family came. In one of his poems immanuel of Rome praises him as the father …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GOLDZIHER, IGNAZ — (Isaac Judah; 1850–1921), Hungarian scholar, one of the founders of modern Islamic scholarship. Goldziher, born in Szekesfehervar (Stuhlweissenburg), studied Arabic manuscripts at Leyden and Vienna, and traveled in Egypt, Palestine, and Syria… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • ISAAC BEN TODROS — (mid fourteenth century), known as Isaac Tauroci (ben Todros) in Latin; French physician. Isaac ben Todros practiced in Carpentras and audited the accounts of the Jewish community in 1367. He was the pupil of the astronomer, immanuel b. jacob… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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