Rishon

Tanchum Yerushalmi on Chilazon – (תנחום ירושלמי (אלמרשד אלכאפי

Tanchum Yerushalmi on Chilazon – (תנחום ירושלמי (אלמרשד אלכאפי 618 890 rhecht

Link to source: חלזון-תנחום-ירושלמי-אלמרשד-אלכאפי-www.techeiles.org-

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Raavya on Purfirin Prasinan

Raavya on Purfirin Prasinan 1596 319 rhecht

In case one was wondering if a Rishon was explicit in what Techeiles and the source is, to me the most blatant one is the Raavya (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eliezer_ben_Joel_HaLevi) to explain Brachos 1 Halacha 2 in the Talmud Yerushalmi . While more recent editions came out with it written “bein purfirin ubein prifinan,” prifinan being a gibberish…

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Ibn Ezra on Shablul and Chilazon being Domeh LeYam

Ibn Ezra on Shablul and Chilazon being Domeh LeYam 1609 548 rhecht

The Chilazon is Gufo Domeh LeYam according to the Gemara (Menachos 41a): ת”ר חלזון זהו גופו דומה לים וברייתו דומה לדג ועולה אחד לשבעים שנה ובדמו צובעין תכלת לפיכך דמיו יקרים The Sages taught: This ḥilazon, which is the source of the sky-blue dye used in ritual fringes, has the following characteristics: Its body resembles…

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Rabbi Avraham Ben HaRambam – Potzea

Rabbi Avraham Ben HaRambam – Potzea 2779 3582 rhecht

Full sefer here Selected text translation: Let’s say in the Gemara concerning “Ptziyas chilazon” that one is מתעסק (unaware) regarding the killing of it (in other words, that is not what your intent is, you are just trying to get its blood) the explanation is not the simple way most understand it (and therefore one…

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