(SCHASCON), a rabbi of Thessalonica, lived at the close of the 16th century. He is the author of several celebrated Jewish works, among which are תֹּורִת אֵֶמת (the law of truth), a collection of 232 decisions on questions relating to sales, rents, etc. (Venice, 1616, fol.); and סֵפֶר אֵֶמת (the book of truth), explicatory of the Tosaphoth of the Gemara (Amsterd. 1706, 8vo). — Hoefer, Biographie Generale, 1, 7.