What is Salonica?

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David Ben Judah Messer Leon - Life
... before moving sometime between 1498 and 1504 to teach Torah in Salonica, at that time in a state of intellectual vibrancy due to the settlement there of many Sephardi exiles forced to leave after the expulsion of ... It was while he was at Salonica that he completed his most major work, the Ein ha-Kore (Eye of the Reader), a sympathetic commentary defending Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed, criticizing the commentary of ... David returned to Salonica, where he died whilst still writing his last book ...
Mehmet Cavit Bey - Early Years and Career
... Cavit was born in Salonica (Thessaloniki), then in the Ottoman Empire ... Having returned to Salonica, Cavit Bey joined the Committee of Union and Progress (CUP) ... Constitution in 1908, he was elected deputy of Salonica and Kale-i Sultaniye (Çanakkale) into the parliament in Constantinople ...
Moses Prado
... to Judaism lived in the 16th and 17th centuries, first at Marburg, Germany, and later at Salonica, Turkey ... of the Trinity and of the divinity of Jesus, he went, in 1607, to Salonica, where he embraced Judaism, assuming the name of Moses Prado ... The desired permission was refused, and Moses remained at Salonica until his death ...
Tzvi Ashkenazi - Early Life and Education
... then rabbi at Alt-Ofen, and later went to Salonica, where for some time he attended the school of Elihu Cobo ... In Salonica he also witnessed the impact of the Sabbatai Zevi movement on the community, and this experience became a determining factor in his whole career ... During his stay at Salonica, Ashkenazi devoted himself mainly to an investigation of the Sephardic methods of study ...
Munis Tekinalp
... in the Alliance Israélite Universelle school in Salonica, continuing for a rabbinical ordination (though he never practiced) ... He would later continue to legal studies in Salonica, completing them in Istanbul after Salonica fell to Greece ...