Medina, Samuel De

Medina, Samuel De a Jewish writer of the 16th century, was born at Medina del Campo. He was a philosopher, jurist, and teacher of repute, and became the head of the college at Salonica. In 1596 he published his פסקים, a collection of answers to legal decisions, and left a volume of homilies, which were published under the title of בן שמואל, by his grandson, at Mantua, in 1622. See De' Rossi, Dizionario Storico (Germ. transl.), page 215; Lindo, History of the Jews in Spain and Portugal, page 359; Kayserling, Gesch. d. Juden in Portugal, page 89; Furst, Bibl. Jud. 2:339. (B.P.)

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