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Miriam Luria (bat Shlomo Shapiro)

Hebrew: מרים לוריא
Also Known As: "Vergentlin the Jewess"
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Shlomo Shapiro, of Heilbron and Bat Manasse Treves
Wife of Shimshon pre-Luria [of Erfurt] שמשון פרה-לוריא מארפורט
Mother of Yechiel Yehoudah pre-Louria I, of Erfurt

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About Miriam Luria

In the Landau Residence Privilege of 1427, which she obtained for her son and his wife and children, her name is clearly stated to have been Vergentlin, and not, as frequently assumed, Miriam. Vergentlin is the vernacular equivalent for the Hebrew name Chana.

[Dr. Jacobi, "The Historicity of the RaSHI Descent", Avotaynu Vol VI No1 p25]

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