The Rishonim: biographical sketches of the prominent early rabbinic sages and leaders from the tenth-fifteenth centuries
Biographical sketches of 300 prominent 10th-15th-century Rabbinic sages and leaders such as Rashi, Rambam, R' Gershom Meor HaGolah. Traces the beginnings of Jewish communities in each part of the continents.
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Short description of many Rishonim, covering Sfard, Ashkenaz, Bavel, E"Y, & other major Jewish centers. Starting from end of Geonim; background & anchor from previous era to Rishonim era.