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Ḳalonymus ben Ḳalonymus ben Meir

Ḳalonymus ben Ḳalonymus ben Meir (also romanized as Qalonymos ben Qalonymos, born Arles 1286 – died after 1328) was a Provençal Jewish philosopher and translator. He studied philosophy and rabbinical literature at Salonica, under the direction of Senior Astruc de Noves and Moses ben Solomon of Beaucaire. He also studied medicine, although he seems never to have practiced it. He was from a prominent and distinguished Provençal Jewish family. The father of Kalonymus and Kalonymus himself each bore the title "Nasi" (president).

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בְּכִסְלֵו – מאבן בֹחן | On Kislev, from the poem “Even Boḥan” by Rabbi Ḳalonymus ben Ḳalonymus ben Meir (1322)

Contributed on: ז׳ בכסלו ה׳תשע״ח (2017-11-25) by Aharon N. Varady (transcription) | Susan Weingarten (translation) | Ḳalonymus ben Ḳalonymus ben Meir |

Before potatoes entered the diet of Ashkenazi Jews, latkes were cheese pancakes, or cassola, as described in “Even Boḥan” (Touchstone), a satyrical poem by Rabbi Kalonymus ben Kalonymus ben Meir (b.1286-died after 1328). . . .


תפילה להפך – מאבן בֹחן | Prayer for Transformation, from the poem “Even Boḥan” by Rabbi Ḳalonymus ben Ḳalonymus ben Meir (1322 C.E.)

Contributed on: ב׳ במרחשון ה׳תשע״ט (2018-10-11) by Aharon N. Varady (transcription) | Aharon N. Varady (translation) | Nir Krakauer (translation) | Isaac Gantwerk Mayer (translation) | Steven Greenberg | Ḳalonymus ben Ḳalonymus ben Meir |

A prayer by רבי קלונימוס בן קלונימוס Kalonymus ben Kalonymus that appears in his poem ספר אבן בוחן, יג Even Boḥan (§13), describing the author’s wish to have been born a Jewish woman. . . .