Aboab, Isaac of San Juan De Luz

Aboab, Isaac Of San Juan De Luz, in Portugal, a Jewish writer, was born in 1609, and died at Amsterdam in 1693. He wrote a copious Spanish commentary on the Pentateuch, Parafrasi Comentado sobre el Pentateuco, (Amst. 1681 fol.): — La Filosophia Legal [Philosophy of the Law) .(ibid.) — Triumph of Moses — a poem: — Porta del. Cielo — .(שער השמים i.e. gate of heaven"), a Hebrew translation of Herera's work against Spinozism; (ibid. 1655): — and many Sermons (about 886 in number.). See Furst Bibl. Jud. 1, 4. Kitto, Cyclop. iv.; De Rossi, Dizionario Storico (Germ. transl.), p. 13. Basnage, Hist. of the Jews. (Taylor's transl), p.741; Finn, Sephardim, p. 465; Kayserling, Gesch. d. Juden in Portugal, p. 294 sq., 304, 3077; id. Bibliothek-judischer Kairelredner, vol. i, Beilage, p. 2; Jost, Gesch. d. Judenth. u.s. Sekten, iii, 235; Gratz, Gesch. d. Juden, 10:11, 27,129, 175, 177, 226. (B. P.).

 
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