EH 49 B 09


Histories and Chronicles

Cazo de David Curiel

The narrative of the rescue of David Curiel from the hands of a murderer, 17th century copy.


p. 1: Title page: Cazo de David Curiel / com o alemão em 20 / Adar Risson, A˚ 5388 / Em Amsterdam.

p. 3-21: Text of the narrative.

p. 22: Hebrew poem composed by Moses Gideon Abudiente.

Of this text three other copies repose in this collection, cf. EH 47 B 11 15; EH 47 E 51; EH 49 B 10.

The text was edited by L.F. Fabião, O caso de David Curiel com o alemão. Curioso manuscrito inédito seiscentista, da autoria dum Judeu Português de Amsterdam, Coimbra 1965; L. and R. Fuks, “Joodse geschiedschrijving in de Republiek in de 17e en 18e eeuw”, Studia Rosenthaliana, vol. VI, nr. 2, July 1972, pp. 140-142.

Text in Portuguese with a Hebrew part / Paper / 15,7 x 26,7 cm. (oblong) / [11] ff. / 11 lines to a page / Current and some square writing / Title written in ruled frame / Catchwords at the bottom of each page / Modern half-linen binding.

Fuks 343. Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.