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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Benjamin ben Joab

Payyeṭan; lived at Montalcino in the fourteenth century. His printed poems are: (1) A metrical introduction to the "Nishmat" for Passover. Every strophe of this poem has ten lines of seven syllables. (2) A seliḥah of five strophes, with a refrain ending with the words ("Oh, give us prosperity").

Bibliography:
  • Zunz, Literaturgesch. p. 365;
  • Landshuth, Ammude ha-'Abodah, p. 17.
L. G.
I. Br.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Benjamin ben Joab'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/b/benjamin-ben-joab.html. 1901.

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