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  • Abaye ben Natronai Kohen Ṣedeq, Gaon of Pumbeditha (c.790 - c.860)
    According to Sherira Gaon, Abbaye was not his personal name, but Nachmani, after his grandfather. His father had died before Abbaye was born, and his mother died in child-birth. So the orphan was broug...
  • Abū ʿAmr Yosef ben Yaqub Ibn Ṣaddīq, Dayyan al-Qurtubi (c.1075 - c.1149)
    The poet, philosopher, and distinguished talmudist Joseph Ibn Ṣaddīq was born around 1075, probably in Cordova. According to the Sefer ha-Qabbala by Abraham Ibn Daʾud, he was a dayyan in the rabbinical...
  • Azariah ben Daniel ibn Abī ʿl-Rabīʾ ha-Kohen (c.1190 - d.)
    Azariah (mentioned by Eleazar ben Jacob; see van Bekkum, p. 46, l. 24) Bibliographyvan Bekkum, Wout Jac (ed.). The Secular Poetry of El‘azar ben Ya‘aqov ha-Bavli (Leiden: Brill, 2007).
  • Channa Miriam Kohen (c.1700 - 1738)
    Die Inschriften des Alten Judenfriedhofes in Wien" Band II- by Dr. Bernhard Wachstein-pg. 143Die Inschriften des Alten Judenfriedhofes in Wien" Band II- by Dr. Bernhard Wachstein- pg. 273 & note 3
  • Daniel ben Shmuel ibn Abī ʿl-Rabīʾ ha-Kohen, Gaon of Yeshiva Geʾon Yaʿaqov (c.1163 - c.1250)
    Daniel ben Samuel ibn Abī ʿl-Rabīʾ ha-Kohen succeeded Isaac ben Israel in 1248 as gaon of the main Babylonian yeshiva in Baghdad and continued in office until his death in 1250/51. The Arabic historian...

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