Aaron Abiob

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Aaron Abiob (Hebrew: אהרן אביוב‎) (1535-1605) was Turkish[1] and a rabbi[2] of Salonica[3][4] The authorship of Oil of Myrrh, in the Yiddish language known as Shemen ha-Mor, (ex ravvinorum Myrrhoe commentariis Oleum[4] ), a commentary on the Book of Esther. He lived and flourished in Salonica about 1540' his work being first printed here in 1601,[5] living also at some time in Constantinople.[6]

The name Aaron was given to the brother of Moses a person documented within the Torah,this biblical Aaron was the founder of the priesthood.[7]


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