MANUSCRIPT

  • EH 49 A 15




    CATEGORY

    Biography

    Autobiography of Abraham Pelengrino, copied in 1769, probably in Amsterdam



    זכר צדיק לברכה ושם רשעים ירקב / Memoria de Justo parabem, enome / dos maos / Copia da vida, do bemaventurado Abraham / Pelengrino, de como veo a Alcansar asu- / ma Cauza, das Cauzas, e a desputa ij Contro- / versia que teve aqui Com hum ijngres, ao / qual Comvenseo, ij Reduzui averdade. / Estava firmado Abraham Pelengrino o qual / faleseu em 20 de Hesvan, Ao da Criasão / do mundo 5413. Anno 5529.

    Contents:

    f. 1r: Title page.

    f. 3r-4r: Introduction.

    f. 6r-24r: Text.

    The autobiography of Abraham Pelengrino (alias Manuel Cardoso de Macedo) was edited with a Dutch translation and commentary by Benjamin Nicolaas Teensma, “De levensgeschiedenis van Abraham Perengrino, alias Manuel Cardoso de Macedo”, Studia Rosenthaliana, X, 1, 1976, p. 1-36.

    Purchased in 1899 from the collection of D. Henriques de Castro, cf. Catalogue de Castro, p. 58, nr. 534.


    Portuguese with a Hebrew quotation in the title / Paper / 29,4 x 20,8 cm. / [21] ff. (text not finished) / 16-18 lines to a page / Current writing / Title written in drawn frame / Modern half-leather binding.


    Fuks 399a. Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.


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