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Decree by Fabiano Finardi
[Community - Ms. - Vellum]
This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
 f., 161:157 mm., ink on vellum, signed and dated.
Decree by Fabiano Finardi concerning a Jew, Abram Fortialy. Sabbioneta, town in Lombardy, Italy, in the former duchy of Mantua. Jewish settlement in Sabbioneta dates from the 15th century. In 1436 the brothers Azariah and Meshullam, the sons of Joab of Pisa, arrived there to found the third bank of the duchy of Mantua. On Feb. 10, 1530 the adventurer David Reuveni visited the town and stayed in the home of Eleazar Portaleone. From the 16th century the Jewish population of Sabbioneta constantly increased.
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