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  • EH 48 A 01




    CATEGORY

    Polemics
    Against Christianity

    Keset Jonathan



    Polemical treatise by Jonathan Guer alias Jan Richen of Hoorn, describing the reasons of his conversion to Judaism, translated from the Dutch into Portuguese and written by Samuel Abaz. Amsterdam, 1665.

    Keset Ieonatan / Anno 5533.

    Contents:

    f. 1r: Title.

    f. 1v, 2v, 14v: blank.

    f. 2r: Introduction by the copyist, stating that the author had written the work in

    Dutch in 1600.

    f. 3r-14r: Text.

    For the translator cf. Kayserling, Bibliotheca, p. 1 and Da Silva Rosa, Geschiedenis, p. 68.

    Belonged to the collection of Ets Haim Library at the end of the 19th century.


    Portuguese / Paper / 34,9 x 26,1 cm. / [14] ff. / 39-40 lines to a page / Neat 17th century Iberian hand / Title page dating from 1773 written in crudely drawn frame / Contemporary gold-tooled leather binding.


    Fuks 190


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