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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Zephaniah ben Mordecai Troki

Karaite scholar and author; flourished during the latter part of the sixteenth century; brother of Joseph b. Mordecai Troki. He was the author of "Ḳiddush ha-Ḥodesh we-Sod ha-'Ibbur," a work on the calendar, and of responsa on the laws governing SHEḤIṬAH. Both works are mentioned by Simḥah Luzki in his "Oraḥ Ẓaddiḳim."

  • Fürst, Gesch. des Karäerthums, 3:39;
  • idem, Bibl. Jud. 3:448;
  • Gottlober, Biḳkoret le-Toledot ha-Ḳara'im, p. 209.
M. Sel.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Zephaniah ben Mordecai Troki'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901.

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