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Lot #    17061
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 12:30:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Diatagmata Judaorum. Juden Ordnung ex iure Casareo
Author    [Only Ed.] Eberhard Speckhan
City    Helmestadii
Publisher    J. Heitmuller
Publication Date    1661
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [53] pp., 8vo., 184:150 mm., nice margins, light age and damp staining. A very good copy bound in modern paper wrappers.
   A lengthy tract arguing for the acceptance of the Jews. In Latin, with many German passages and sporadic Greek.

“Reasons which ought to compel lawmakers to tolerate and treat the Jews well are: Divine law, natural law…, and by example of the laws of many other races and peoples…; and finally the ridiculousness which would thence follow, if they (the Jews) are not tolerated but rather are completely excluded from the society and interaction of the Christians” (p. [4]).

   Freiman, Frankfurt Library, p. 368
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Listing Classification
17th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Latin, German, Greek
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica