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Moses ben Abraham of Pontoise
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Hebrew Name(s): משה בן אברהם מפונטואז

Period: Rishonim — 12th Century
Location: France
Dates: 12th Century

Biography:
Moses ben Abraham of Pontoise was a Tosafist of the 12th Century. He was a disciple of Jacob Tam (Rabbeinu Tam) and wrote piyyutim and some tosafot on Talmudic treatises which are frequently quoted. He also wrote a commentary to the Mishnah which is mentioned by Samson of Sens (RaSh) and some of which is quoted by Hayyim ben Bezaleel in Or ha-Ḥayyim. Moses ben Abraham of Pontoise is also mentioned by others as having written a commentary on the Pentateuch.

Works:
Tosafot; Commentary on the Mishnah; Commentary on the Pentateuch; Piyyutim

 

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