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Mosconi, Lleó Judah ben Moses
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Lleó Judah ben Moses Mosconi (1328-1377) was a widely travelled physician and rabbinic scholar from Byzantium. During his travels, after which he settled on the Island of Majorca, he accumulated a collection of 156 books of varied rabinic and scientific interests. Two inventories of the collection survive to this day.

Lleó Judah ben Moses Mosconi (1328-1377), a native of Ohrid in the Byzantine Empire, was a rabbinic scholar and physician, who, after extensive travel in Greece and Egypt, settled in Majorca around 1350 (his name is mentioned in …

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Kogman-Appel, Katrin, “Mosconi, Lleó Judah ben Moses”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish Book Cultures Online, General Editor: Emile Schrijver. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-4026_EJBO_SIM_031667>
First published online: 2023



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