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Gerondi, Jonah ben-Abraham

(surnamed ha-Chasid, i.e., "the Pious"), a Jewish rabbi of the 13th century, who died at Toledo in 1263, is the author of אגרת התשובה, or, a treatise on repentance and asceticism (Cracow, 1586, and often): תשובה שערי, on repentance (Constantinople, 1511): ס היראה, on the fear of God (ibid. eod.; Judeo-German translation, Freiburg, 1583): דת הנשים, on the precepts to be observed by women (Cracow, 1609): ס אסור והתר, on things allowed and prohibited (Ferrara, 1555): על פרקי אבות פרוש, a commentary on the Pirke Aboth (edited after a MS. by Dolizki, Berlin, 1848). See Furst, Bibl. Jud. 1:327 sq.; De' Rossi, Dizionario Storico (Germ. transl.), page 113. (B.P.)

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Gerondi, Jonah ben-Abraham'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/g/gerondi-jonah-ben-abraham.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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