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Kimchi
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1. Joseph

(acronym: RIKaM, Maistre Petit; 1105? – 1170?, probably Narbonne in Provence), a Jewish grammarian, Bible exegete, translator, and polemicist as well as the father of Moses and David (see 2 below). Born in Spain, Kimchi moved to Narbonne and made known the Judeo-Spanish grammarians Judah ben David Hayyuj and Jonah ibn Janah through his own grammatical works Sefer ha-Sikkaron and Sefer ha-Galuj. He is the author of commentaries on the Torah (Sefer ha-Torah), the Prophets (Sefer ha-Miqnah), the book of Job and Pr…

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Leicht, Reimund, “Kimchi”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_11548>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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