Don Yosef ben Don David Hacham ibn Yahya

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Don Yosef ben Don David Hacham ibn Yahya

Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Immediate Family:

Son of David ben Shlomo ben Gedalya ibn Yahya and Dinah Ibn Yahya
Father of Don David ben Don Yosef ibn Yahya and Don Me'ir HaMelamed
Brother of Don Yehuda ibn Yahya; Iacob Tam (Schlomo) ben David Ibn Yahya and 2 daughters Yahia

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About Don Yosef ben Don David Hacham ibn Yahya

According to the Tapestry: "Don Yosef, wealthier than all other Jews, died in Ferrara and had three sons and three daughters".

Reference: "Divrei ha-Yamim le-Bnei Yahya,( דברי הימים לבני יחייא )", by Eliakim Carmoly, Printed in Frankfort am Main/Rodelheim, Published by: Isak Kaufman, 1850. Genealogy of, and biographical work on, the Yahya family by Eliakim Carmoly. There is an introduction from Carmoly, in which he informs that the Yahya family is one of distinction from the time of Maimonides. Originally achieving greatness in Portugal and Spain, they after settled in Italy and Turkey. The text is preceded by a chart of the family, beginning with the Nasi, Don Yahya, and concluding with Don Gedalia. The text, in seven chapters, is set in a single column, primarily in rabbinic type although there are instances of vocalized square letters, and is accompanied by extensive footnotes. The final page is an announcement of the forthcoming publication of seven minor Yerushalmi tractates by Carmoli. The text of this book was compared to the "bin Yahya Family Tapestry", currently stored in the antiquity archives of Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City, by Abraham Greenstein - grandson of Abraham Gindi HaKohen. The text matches the Tapestry.

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Don Yosef ben Don David Hacham ibn Yahya's Timeline

Lisbon, Portugal
Age 14
Lisbon, Portugal
Age 19
Lisbon, Portugal