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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
Alessandro, Benjamin of Reggio
a Jewish rabbi who flourished towards the latter part of the 17th and the beginning of the 18th century, is the author of, אלון בכות, a commentary on Lamentations (Venice, 1713): — פרוש קצת מקומות באיכה רבתי, comments on some passages of the Midrash Echa, printed with his commentary (ibid.), together with פ 8 שירי המעלות, a commentary on the songs of degrees: — אבות עולם, a commentary on the sayings of the fathers (ibid. 1719). See Furst, Bibl. Jud. 1, 33; De Rossi, Dizionario Storico (Germ. transl.), p. 36. (B. P.)
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Alessandro, Benjamin of Reggio'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/a/alessandro-benjamin-of-reggio.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.