Lombroso, Jacob a noted Jewish writer and rebbi of Spanish descent, flourished in Venice, Italy, in the first half of the 17th century. He published in 1639 a beautiful edition of the Old Test. in Hebrew, with valuable comments, and a Spanish translation of the most difficult passages, entitled מילא כŠ נחת (a Handful of Quiet). He also wrote a polemic against Christianity. See Jost, Gesch. des Judenth. u. s. Sekten, 3:227; Fürst, Biblioth. Judaica, 2:254.