Samuel ben Solomon of Falaise
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Samuel ben Solomon of Falaise was a French rabbi, a tosafist of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. His French name was Sir Morel, by which he is often designated in rabbinical literature.
Samuel was the author of the following works:
- Tosafot to several Talmudical treatises, among which those to the 'Abodah Zarah were published, together with the text, according to the redaction of his disciple Perez ben Elijah
- A commentary, no longer in existence, on the laws concerning Passover composed in verse by Joseph Ṭob 'Elem, quoted by Ḥayyim Or Zarua' ("Or Zarua'," ii. 114)
- Ritual decisions, frequently cited by Meïr of Rothenburg, Mordecai ben Hillel, and other rabbinical authorities of that time.
- Loeb, in R. E. J. i. 248;
- Gross, Gallia Judaica, pp. 478-479:
- Berliner's Magazin, iv. 179-194;
- Heinrich Grätz, Gesch. vii. 130;
- Leopold Zunz, Z. G. p. 37;
- Jacobs, Jews of Angevin England, pp. 53, 146, 421.