Rabbi Benjamin, the son of Jonah

URI https://medievalmideast.org/person/14146

i.e. Benjamin of Tudela, a Spanish traveler.


  • Hebrew: רבי בנימין בר יונה = RBY BNYMYN BR YWNH 1


  • Male
  • Death: d. after 1173

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Events mentioned by Benjamin of Tudela1 before c.1170c.117313th C1907


  • 1Rabbi Benjamin, the son of Jonah: Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), Introduction [Hebrew with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Liran Yadgar, “Rabbi Benjamin, the son of Jonah” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/person/14146.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML and Hebrew transliteration from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
  • Liran Yadgar: abstract; birth/death/floruit dates entry; and gender assignment, matching, Hebrew collection from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
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