Meir HaKohen was a German Rabbinical scholar of the end of the thirteenth century. He authored Hagahot Maimuniot (or Haggahot Maimuniyyot) on Maimonides' Mishneh Torah. Bartolocci mistakenly identifies him with Meïr Ha-Kohen, a French scholar of the same century. He was a student of Meir of Rothenburg.
Hagahot Maimuniot, authored by Meir HaCohen, is one of the most important sources for the halachic rulings of medieval Ashkenazi rabbis. It takes the form of a running commentary on the Mishneh Torah by Maimonides, and nowadays commonly appears at the bottom of the page in many printed editions of Mishneh Torah. There is also a section entitled Teshuvot Maimuniot which appears at the end of each book of Mishneh Torah.
- Trachtenberg, Joshua (2004) [Originally published 1939]. Jewish Magic and Superstition. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. p. 320. ISBN 9780812218626.
- One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gottheil, Richard; Seligsohn, M. (1901–1906). "MEÏR HA-KOHEN". In Singer, Isidore; et al. (eds.). The Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls.
- Bartolocci. Bibliothecae Magnae Rabbinicae. iv. p. 20.
- Haggahot Maimuniyyot
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