The Rishonim: biographical sketches of the prominent early rabbinic sages and leaders from the tenth-fifteenth centuries

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Mesorah Publications, Aug 1, 1982 - Biography & Autobiography - 224 pages
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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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Review: The Rishonim: Biographical Sketches of the Prominent Early Rabbinic Sages and Leaders from the Tenth-Fifteenth Centuries

User Review  - Marsha Altman - Goodreads

An old Artscroll book that is out of print and I think would never be published today because it's not hagiographical enough. It's mostly just a list of Rabbis, most of whom left no works that are ... Read full review

Review: The Rishonim: Biographical Sketches of the Prominent Early Rabbinic Sages and Leaders from the Tenth-Fifteenth Centuries

User Review  - Matty - Goodreads

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. Read full review

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