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Dor dor ve-dorshav,5:270. 11. Kupfer,"Li-Demutah," pp. 114-116, 134-147. 12. , p. 117. On Solomonb. Judah,see MichaelNehorai,"R. Shelomohb. R. , HebrewUniversity,1976). IN MEDIEVAL ASHKENAZIC JUDAISM PHILOSOPHY, DOGMA,AND EXEGESIS 199 lectures in Prague on Maimonides'Guide of the Perplexed,and wrote a commentaryon the Guidewhich was laterstudiedby Muelhausen. Also, two generationsafter Muelhausenand Shalem,in 1468, R. Juda Obornik,a studentof R. Israel Isserlein(d. Obornikwas familiarwith some of MenahemShalem'steachings,and conducteda correspondenceon theological-philosophicaltopics with a certainR.

YuvalignoresR. SeligmanBing here;he will come backto himlateron, in connection with his grandfather, R. MenahemZioni. More significantly,he ignoresR. See Kupfer,"Li-Demutah," p. 127 n. 84: see the responsaof R. Moses Minz, nos. 97 and 100. 23. He explainsthenamethatShalemis sometimesgiven,"Menahem Aglar,"as deriving fromthe Italiancity of Aquileia,but suggests(p. 124) thatShalemcameto this city during"his wanderings"from Ashkenaziclands. ReubenBonfil ("Sefer'Alilot Devarim:pereqbe-toldot he-hagutha-Yehuditba-me'ahha-arba''esreh,"EshelBe'erSheva'2 [1980]:237 n.

Sefer Hadrat Qodesh has three parts. The first part is a restatement of Maimonides'ThirteenPrinciplesof Faith. The second part is a prayer or meditation,writtenin rhymedprose. )The thirdpartof the book is a commentary to parts 1 and 2; thatis, a commentaryto the ThirteenPrinciplesand to the All threepartswerewrittenby the sameauthor,Simeonben Samuel. 32 Nothingis known abouthim apartfromhis authorshipof this work. 29. See MS. "The date 1400 is also given in the text, on p. 44a of the printededition.

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