MANUSCRIPT

  • EH 48 C 20




    CATEGORY

    Polemics
    Against Christianity

    Several polemical treatises by Saul Levi Morteira and Jacob de Meza



    Copied by Jacob de Meza, Amsterdam, 1691.

    Diversos dichos de nuestros sabios / q[ue] o sinensis reprueba y mofa, / explicados por el S[eñor] H.H. Ribi / Saul Levi Mortera de felice / memoria / y preguntas q[ue] le Hiso un Clerigo / y las Repuestas q[ue]a ellas dio. / Jacob de Mesa lo escrivio / en Amsterdam año 5451.

    Colophon on f. 48v: “Feito en Amsterdam 24 xre[decembro] 1686 Año 5447 de la criação do mundo.”

    Contents:

    f. [1r]: Title.

    f. [1v-2r], 43v, 45v: blank.

    f. 1r-41v: Text polemical treatise against Sixtus Senensis.

    f. lr-43v: Answers to questions of a priest from Rouen.

    f. 44: Biblical annotations by Jacob de Meza.

    f. 46r-50v: Polemical explication of Isaiah LIII by Jacob de Meza.

    Cf. De Rossi BJA, p. 72; Kayserling, Bibliotheca p. 74 sqq.

    Of the 2 first treatises several other copies exist in this and other collections.

    Belonged to the collection of David Montezinos.


    Spanish / Paper / 25,7 x 20,1 cm. / [2] + 41 + 50 ff. / 26-29 lines to a page / Neat Iberian writing / Title written in nicely drawn ornamental frame with the ten commandments on top / In the title some square characters / Contemporary leather binding.


    Fuks 233


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