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  • Rabbi Dr. Abba Mari Salvator Chalfan (b. - 1586)
    Aba Mari bn haGaon Elia z”l Chalfan Rofe 1585/86 The text on his grave in Prague is given in Gal Ed, No. 168 מהר"ר אבא מרי בן הגאון מהר”ר אליה זצ"ל חלפן רופא ח' אלול שמ"ו. אבא אל מקדש אל. מרי אזעק הו...
  • Rabbi Abba Mari Chalfan, the astronomer (c.1470 - c.1525)
    ḤALFON, ABBA MARI:By: Kaufmann Kohler, Isaac Broydé Italian astronomer of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. In 1492 he was at Naples, where he studied astronomy. Ḥalfon was the author of "Ṭa'ame M...
  • Rabbi Dr. Elia ben Abba Mari Chalfan (1561 - 1624)
    Jacobi, Vo. I, p. 178 last name also: HALFANUS Admitted by Emperor Rudolf II as Physician in Wien July 5, 1598 Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, “Freibrief” Permission for Dr. Elias Chalfon to move fro...
  • R' Eliya Chalfan (deceased)
  • Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Menachem Chalfan, of Venice (c.1490 - bef.1551)
    Italian Talmudist and physician; son of the astronomer Abba Mari and son-in-law of Kalonymus ben David (Maestro Calo); flourished at Venice in the middle of the sixteenth century. In a collection of ...

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