Jacob of Chinon

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Rabbi Jacob of Chinon also known as Rav Tam of Chinon (Hebrew: רב יעקב מקינון; c. 1190-1260) was a 13th-century French Tosafist from Chinon. He was a pupil of Isaac ben Abraham of Dampierre and a teacher of Perez of Corbeil. Mordechai ben Hillel mentions that Jacob wrote "Shitṭah", a commentary on the Talmudic tractate, Sanhedrin. Besides that Rabbi Jacob is known for several of his tosafot.[1] [2]


  1. ^ "Jacob of Chinon - The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia - Bible Encyclopedia". StudyLight.org. Retrieved 2020-06-04.
  2. ^ Kanarfogel, Ephraim (2000-05-01). "Peering Through the Lattices": Mystical, Magical, and Pietistic Dimensions in the Tosafist Period. Wayne State University Press. p. 185. ISBN 978-0-8143-3994-7.