Aboab, Emanuel

Aboab, Emanuel a Jewish writer of Italy, who flourished in the beginning of the 17th century, was born at Oporto. Qn account of the Inquisition, he left for Italy, resided at Venice; and subsequently at Amsterdam. In 1625 he finished his Nomologia, or Discursus Legales, an elaborate defence of oral tradition published afterwards at Amsterdam. He died in 1629. See Furst, Bibl. Jud. 1, 4. De Rossi, Dizionario Storico (Germ. transl.), p. 12 sq. Lindo, Hist. of the Jews in Spain, p. 364; Etheridge, Introd. to Jewish Literature p. 548; Kayserling, Gesch. d. Juden in Portugal, p. 265, 271 sq, Gratz, Gesch. d. Juden, 10, 132 sq. (B.P.)

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