Aaron Abiob

Aaron Abiob was the author of "Shemen ha-Mor" ("Oil of Myrrh"), a commentary on the Book of Esther. He flourished in Salonica about 1540, and his work was first printed there in 1601.



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  • ABIOB, AARON — (1535?–1605?), rabbi, preacher, and biblical commentator. Abiob studied under samuel medina , the greatest halakhic authority of his time. He was appointed rabbi, first in Salonika and subsequently in Constantinople and Usküb. Although a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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