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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Isaac Ben Samuel of Narbonne

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French scholar flourished in the first half of the twelfth century. He is quoted in an anonymous commentary to Chronicles, written at Narbonne before 1140, as having given the author verbal explanations of various verses— IChron. 9:39 18:3,5 2Chronicles 24:14 (see Zunz, "Z. G." p. 73). Zunz ("Literaturgesch." p. 168) identifies Isaac b. Samuel of Narbonne with the liturgical poet who composed a number of piyyuṭ im and seliḥ ot with the acrostic "Isaac b. Samuel." Zunz ( l.c. ) supposes him to have been also the author of the fourteen calendar tables known under the same name.

Bibliography : Gross, Gallia Judaica , p. 416 Zunz, Z. G. p. 73 idem, Literaturgesch. pp. 168,169, 262 Landsberg, in Monatsschrift , 13:37 Landshuth, ' Ammude ha-' Abodah , p. 127.G. M. Sel.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Isaac Ben Samuel of Narbonne'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tje/i/isaac-ben-samuel-of-narbonne.html. 1901.

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