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rishon

Rabbinic authorities/halakhic decisors/ biblical commentators of the mid-11th to mid-15th c.. The period of the rishonim followed that of the geonim and preceded that of the aharonim.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "rishon." (Viewed on July 24, 2014) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/glossary/rishon>.

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