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Lot #    16775
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 10:07:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Decree by Fabiano Finardi
Author    [Community - Ms. - Vellum]
City    Sabbioneta
Publication Date    1590
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [1] 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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Listing Classification
16th Century:    Checked
Italy:    Checked
History:    Checked
Parchment or vellum:    Checked
Language:    Italian
Manuscript Type
Other:    Decree
Kind of Judaica