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  • EH 48 D 27




    CATEGORY

    Polemics
    Against Christianity

    Polemical explanation of Cap. LIII of Isaiah by Eliah Montalto and two other treatises



    Tratado / sobre o capitulo / 53 / de Jessahija / Com Mais couzas que / os cristõems para forteficação de sua / Fee / lhe dão o comento a Sua fantezia / com a Refutação / Do Muy docto e Sapiente / Dr. Eliau Montalto.

    Polemical explanation of Isaiah 53 by Eliau Montalto, copied by Joseph Vas da Costa, first half of the 18th century.

    Inscriptions on the reverse side of the back-binding: a) “dono deste libro Distomou com Juramento de não emprestallo A ninhum genero de pessoa sem qui primeiro da lhe um penhor suficiente por eu libro, Curaçao a 1 Abril anno 1753”. b) “Este libro he de Ishac Mendes Solla”. c) “Escripto por o sr Josseph vas da costa”. At the end a loose letter with data on the author of the Tratado by D. Henriques de Castro Mzn, dated Sept. 21st, 1871.

    Contents:

    p. [1]: Title.

    p. [2], 42: blank.

    p. [3-4]: Prologue. At the top of the first page: “Montalto sobre Jesayas Cap.º 53” (Montalto on Isaiah 53).

    p. 1-102: Text Tratado.

    p. 1-41. First part.

    p. 43-88: Second part.

    p.89-124: Third part.

    p. 103-113: Compendio de diferentes Matherias dignas de Se Lerem p[o]r Ter as Noticias do q[ue] ellas Comtem.

    p. 113-114: Sobre o Cap. 53 de Jessaias e Psal. 22.

    p. 115-117: Não se tirara Cetro de Jeudah ate qu[e] veha Silo.

    p. 117-118: Argumento no q[ue] dis Jeremias virão firmam[en]to ou Pacto Novo.

    p. 118-124: Sobre o Psalmo 2°.

    Three inscriptions on the reverse side of the back-binding: “O dono deste libro dis tomou com Juramento de não emprestallo A ninhum genero de pessoa sem qui primeiro dar lhe um penhor suficiente por seu livro, Curaçao a 1 Abril anno 1753” (The owner of this book has sworn that he will not lend it to anyone without pawn, Curaçao, April 1st, 1753). “Este libro he de Ishac Mendes Solla” (This book belongs to Ishac Mendes Solla). “Escripto por o Sr. Josseph vas da costa” (Written by Joseph Vaz da Costa).

    For the author of the Tratado cf. nr. EH 48 D 08. The copyist was a teacher of the Sephardic congregation in Curaçao from 1650-1761. Also the owner Isaac Mendes Solla was a member of the Sephardic congregation of Curaçao in the 18th century.


    Text in Portuguese with some Hebrew quotations / Paper / 22,8 x 18,6 cm. / [2] + 124 pp. (first and last 4 ll. blank) / 23 lines to a page / Current writing / Title written in drawn ornamental frame / Catchwords at the bottom of each page / Contemporary vellum binding.


    Fuks 225. Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.


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