Benjamin Musaphia

Benjamin Musaphia

Benjamin ben Immanuel Musaphia, also called Benjamin Musaphia or Mussafia and Dionysius, was a Jewish doctor, scholar and kabbalist. Musaphia was probably born in Spain. He married Sara Abigail da Silva, daughter of Semuel da Silva, in 1628. Their sons and grandsons joined the court of the Gottorps, and a daughter was married to Gabriel Milan, who would later be appointed governor of the Danish West-Indies. Around this time, Musaphia graduated from the Padua medical school, which was regarded as the best of its kind at the time. ... more on Wikipedia

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