Tordesillas, Moses

Tordesillas, Moses a Jewish writer who flourished in 1373 at Avila, in Spain, is the author of האמונה עזר, in which he critically examines 125 passages of the Old Test. regarded by the Christians as Messianic. This work originated through a controversy, which he had had with a Jewish convert at Avila; and, for the benefit of the congregations of Avila and Toledo, he collected all the material which he laid down in his עזר אמונה, forming the second part of a work bearing the general title ס8 העזר the first part of it being entitled הדת עזר. See Fürst, Bibl. Jud. 3, 435; De' Rossi. Dizionario

Storico (Germ. transl.), p. 317 sq., and Biblioth. Jud. Antichrist. p. 26. (B.P.)

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