Two Portuguese Exiles in Castile: Dom...

The book contains more than 30 documents related to Portuguese Jewry in general and David Negro and Isaac Abravanel in particular.

CONTENTSPreface Chapter One The Jews of Portugal: An Overview Tempo dos Judeus ( The Jewish Period) 9 The New Christian Period 25 Modern Portugal 31 Chapter Two David Negro: A Rabbi in Politics Two Vacancies: The Portuguese Crown and the Castilian Rabbinate 33 David Negro on Trial 37 Death on the Road, in Vila Real 42 Chapter Three Isaac Abravanel from Conspiracy to Flight Abravanel at Court 46 The Turning- Point 52 Trial and Confiscation 64 Flight to Castile 71 Epilogue 77 Documents 81 Appendices 139 Appendix I The National Archives of the Torre do Tombo in Lisbon and Jewish Historiography 141 Appendix II The Great Synagogue of Lisbon 148 Appendices: Documents 153 Bibliography 159 Indices 163   Chapter Home  | TOC 10  | Index 10

Two Portuguese Exiles in Castile: Dom David Negro and Dom Isaac Abravanel. Hispania Judaica, v. 10


About Book Two Portuguese Exiles in Castile: Dom David Negro and Dom Isaac Abravanel. Hispania Judaica, v. 10

Front MatterFront Flap Half Title PageEditorial BoardTitle PageCopyright PageTable Of ContentsPREFACEContents1. THE JEWS OF PORTUGAL: AN OVERVIEWTempo dos Judeus (The Jewish Period)The New Christian PeriodModern Portugal2. DAVID NEGRO: A RABBI IN POLITICSTwo Vacancies: The Portuguese Crown and the Castilian RabbinateDavid Negro on TrialDeath on the Road, in Vila Real3. ISAAC ABRAVANEL: FROM CONSPIRACY TO FLIGHTAbravanel at CourtThe Turning-PointTrial and ConfiscationFlight to CastileBack MatterEPILOGUEPLATESDOCUMENTS1 Regulation of the Chief Rabbinate of the Jews of all Portugal. July 16, 14052A. Letter of the Master of Avis, dated March 6 1384, donating to the Constable the possessions of David Negro2B. Letter of the Master of Avis, donating to the Constable the possessions of David Negro2C. Copy of the letter of King D. Joäo I, dated March 30 1389, confirming the donation to the Constable of the possessions of David Negro3 Copy of the deed of the first donation made by the Constable to the Convent of Lisbon of some possessions, including those which had belonged to David Negro4 Transfer of property donated to the Convent of Lisbon, including possessions which had belonged to David 5 List of the accusations levelled against David Negro by the Constable6 The insulting verses by Alvaro de Brito Pestana against the Abravanels 7 Insulting verses to Abravanel, collected in the Cancioneiro Geral by Garcia de Resende8 Letter to Isaac Abravanel exempting him from wearing the badge. It was given by King Afonso at the request of his nephew, the Count and later Duke of Guimaräes. June 16, 14649 Privilege granted to Isaac Abravanel by King Afonso to ride a mule, stay in Christians inns and bear weapons of any kind. August 18, 146310 Privilege granted to Isaac Abravanel by D. Afonso V to dwell in Lisbon, outside the judaria. July 10, 147211 Confirmation by Afonso V, dated March 11 1480, of the donation to Isaac Abravanel of the rural property of Queluz by the Duke of Braganza and his wife. December 4, 147812 Don Manuel gave to the hospital de Todollos Santos in Lisbon the property in Queluz which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel 13 Sentence pronounced against Isaac Abravanel14 Sentence pronounced against Joseph Abravanel15 D. Manuel ratified the donation made by D. Joäo II in June 24, 1484 to Lourenço Vaz, formerly Ysaque son of Mose Latam, of some houses in the judaria which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel. October 17, 149916 Lourenço Vaz renounced to the possessions donated to him by D. JoaoII and which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel. April 17, 149917 Donation to Abraham Franco of all the houses in the former judaria of Lisbon, which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel18 D. Afonso VI reconfirmed the donation, made by his predecessors, of the possessions which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel. August 14,166519 Donation to Jaco Beirä of one of the seats of Isaac Abravanel in the synagogue of the Judaria of Lisbon. July 16, 148420 Donation to Master Abraäo, the king's tailor, of one seat in the esnoga (synagogue) of Lisbon which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel.June 10, 148421 Donation to the king's tailor Mousem Zarco, of one seat or sseda in the synagogue of Lisbon, which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel, by royal letter of March 8, 148622 Donation of 11 Hebrew books, which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel, to the nobleman of the royal house Joäo Garcez. December 30, 149023 Afonso V exempted Abraham Galafe, of Estremoz, from obligation to wear a badge during his journeys24 Order to confiscate property of Abraham Galafe, of Estremoz, who escaped to Castile with Isaac Abravanel, and to hand it over to Gaspar and Pero Jusarte, noblemen at the Court25 D. Joäo pardoned Benvinda widow of Samuel Abravanel and her sons and released in their favour the possessions which had belonged to the late Samuel, brother of Isaac Abravanel. October 4, 148726 D. Joäo II pardoned Judah Abravanel and his wife Luna, accused of having sent correspondence and valuables to the Abravanels, who had taken refuge in Castile. October 4, 1487 27 D. Joäo II granted to Lopo de Almeida, the new serviço of the Jews of the village of Abrantes and its outskirts. February 25, 148228 King Afonso V ordered the punishment of the perpetrators of the massacres against the Jews in 1450. October 6, 145029 King Afonso V ordered the protection and defence of his Jewish subjects. November 23, 1450APPENDICESI. THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF THE TORRE DOTOMBO IN LISBON AND JEWISH HISTORIOGRAPHYII. THE GREAT SYNAGOGUE OF LISBONDocuments A. King Manuel dedicated the oratory and hermitage of Sta Maria de Belem as well as a walled orchard, a dwelling house and another building in the course of construction for the establishment of a monastery where mass was to be celebrated daily in memory ?. Letter to the King D. Joäo III sent by David Reubeni on 24 October 1525C. Translation of the letter of Galawdewos, emperor of Ethiopia, to King Joäo IIID. Introduction to the Ordinances of 1504 by King D. Manuel to regulate the administration of Nossa Senhora de Conceiçâo church which was previously the synagogue of the Jews in the Judaria Grande of LisbonBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEXPERSONSPLACESSUBJECTSBack Flap
portuguese exiles castile david negro isaac abravanel hispania judaica page https publishersrow casti ebookshuk books jewish hebrew ebooks book contains more than documents related jewry general particular
eBookshuk Books

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 2
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Dona Gracia of the House of Nasi
The noted historian Cecil Roth presents the first full-length biography of Dona Gracia in the English language. Banker, diplomat, philanthropist, defender of her people and promoter of its culture, she was revered by her sixteenth-century contemporaries and earned the highest esteem among Jewish historians in succeeding generations.

History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 3: From the Accession of Nicholas II until 1916. Bibliography and Index.
A History of the Jews in Russia and Poland from the pen of S. M. Dubnow (based upon a work in Russian which was especially prepared for JPS) needs neither justification nor recommendation. The work is divided into thee volumes. The third and concluding volume deals with the reign of Nicholas II., the last of the Romanovs, and also contains the bibliographical apparatus, the maps, the index, and other supplementary material.

Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica Vol.2
asdf

The Jews of Moslem Spain, Vol. 1
This is the first volume of a monumental survey of the Jewish community in Spain under Moslem rule. (See second and third volumes here). It offers the reader access to a difficult subject. The period is recreated in a narrative that flows with life and vitality...unmatched for scholarship and readability.

La America: The Sephardic Experience in the United States
The story of the Jewish immigration to the United States of the Levantine Sephardim who entered the United States between 1899 and 1925.

Studies in Jewish Education VII: The Beginnings of Jewish Educational Institutions
ORIGINS: THE BEGINNINGS OF JEWISH EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

Luah Hashanah 5775
A guide to prayers, readings, laws, and customs for the synagogue and for the home

Hebrew Ethical Wills
This volume includes specimens which, either as complete texts or as extracts, are representative of the type of literature known as Ethical Wills. The testaments give an intimate insight into the personal religion of Jews and Jewish experience through many centuries.

The Guide for the Perplexed
This is the full, unabridged text of one of the greatest philosophic works of all time. Written by a 12th-century thinker who was equally active as an original philosopher and as a Biblical and Talmudic scholar, it is both a classic of great historical importance and a work of living signicance today.

Hebrew: The Eternal Language
The extraordinary story of the Hebrew language is the subject of this book.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): GENESIS
An electronic edition of Skinner's main work.

Pesikta de-Rab Kahana
A winner of the National Jewish Book Award in 1976, this book is the translation of the Pesikta, a famous collection of midrashim. The Pesikta emerged in a time of deep crisis for the Jewish people, disappeared sometime in the sixteenth century, and was reborn only in the nineteenth century.

Meeting of Cultures and Clash of Cultures


Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 8
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

The Jewish Encyclopedia, Index Volume
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Smoke Over Birkenau
The astonishing stories in Smoke Over Birkenau tell of the women who lived and suffered alongside Liana Millu during her months in the concentration camp.

Hanukkah: The Feast of Lights
There is a glamour and mystery about the Feast of Lights. Miss Solis-Cohen takes up the challenge of Hanukkah to the modern Jew and tries to explain it. The book will appeal to adults and to children, to those who seek knowledge on the holiday's origin and history.

Art in Ancient Palestine
The books deals with various aspects of art in ancient Palestine: conquest of the East by Hellenism, Leda sarcophagus, general problems of reconstruction of the past through archaelogy.

To Dwell in Unity: The Jewish Federation Movement in America Since 1960
The 1960s and 1970s were years of turbulent events and historic changes for the Jewish federations of North America. The book▓s title was chosen because unity is the hallmark of the federations. It is this unity that has pervaded the many federation developments in the historic and dramatic years of the 1960s, 1970s, and early 1980s.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): PROVERBS
... the crown belongs to Crawford H. Toy's voluminous interpretation of the book of Proverbs --Rudolf Smend, from Wisdom in Ancient Israel , Cambridge, 1997.

Aspects of the Jewish Economic History
A survey of the far-ranging Jewish contribution to economic progress of the Western world.

ANCIENT PLACE NAMES IN THE HOLY LAND


Dawn Over Baghdad
Gripping, up-to-the-minute report on America's most urgent national struggle today, as seen through the eyes of the U.S. servicemen and Iraqis who are trying to make a new country out of the most dangerous place in the world; distinct contrast to the gloomy picture of America's presence in this war zone so often painted by the mainstream media.

The Torah: The Five Books of Moses
This acclaimed new translation of the Torah--the Holy Scriptures of the Jewish people,--was prepared according to the Masoretic Text by the Jewish Publication Society (Philadelphia), world s oldest Jewish book publisher. Electronic version of it, which is a searchable replica of the printed version was prepared by Varda Books in 2002, with all the latest corrections and revisions having been incorporated.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics, 12 vls. plus Index
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

Luah Hashanah 5774
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism's official calendar for the Jewish year. It is intended to guide congregations and individuals through the liturgy during the Jewish year 5774.

The Jews of Egypt: From Ramses II to Emperor Hadrian
This is the story of the adventures and misadventures of the Jewish people in the land of Egypt – shrouded in the mists of biblical history under the Pharaohs; the strange intermezzo of the Jewish mercenary detachment on the island of Elephantine on the upper Nile; the apogee of Jewish culture under the Ptolemies; and, finally, the Jewish community's rapid decline and catastrophic disappearance under Roman rule.

THE ECONOMIC CONDITIONS OF JUDAEA
A broad survey of economic and political conditions in Judaea after Destruction of the Second Temple.

History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 2: From the Death of Alexander I until the Death of Alexander III. (1825–1894)
A History of the Jews in Russia and Poland from the pen of S. M. Dubnow (based upon a work in Russian which was especially prepared for JPS) needs neither justification nor recommendation. The work is divided into thee volumes. The second volume treats of the history of Russian Jewry from the death of Alexander I (1825) until the death of Alexander III (1894).

The Jews of Navarre in the Late Middle Ages. Hispania Judaica, v. 4
Documented depiction of the economic activities of the Jews and their work at the service of the Crown in this Christian kingdom.

Chapters on Jewish Literature
The twenty-five short chapters on Jewish Literature open with the fall of Jerusalem in the year 70 of the current era, and end with the death of Moses Mendelssohn in 1786. This book has been compiled with the definite aim of providing an elementary manual of Jewish literature both for home and school use.

Spain, the Jews, and Franco
The role played by Spain during World War II regarding the Jews has long been a matter of controversy. This volume, first published in Hebrew to wide acclaim seeks to set the record straight. It offers a full and objective account of the rescue of Jewish refugees from Nazi-occupied countries by the Franco regime.

Tosefta Ki-Fshutah v. 11
qerer

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 1
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Selected Poems of Jehudah Halevi
The gift of song, cherished and tended as it was by the Spanish Jews of the Middle Ages, reached its highest development in the poems of Jehudah Halevi. His love poems are made of dew and fire. But in his poems to Zion there is no such combination of a poet's ordinary artifices. It is his soul that is the instrument—and on his heartstrings is played the song of Israel's hope.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 9
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Studies in Jewish Education XI: Languages and Literatures in Jewish Education
Languages and Literatures in Jewish Education is dedicated to Prof. Michael Rosenak, the founder of the discipline of the Philosophy of Jewish Education.

Does God Belong in the Bedroom?
In Does God Belong in the Bedroom? Rabbi Michael Gold turns to the Torah, the wisdom of the rabbis of the Talmud, the Midrash, and other classic Jewish sources. More than a study of texts, the book presents readers with a frank and honest approach to sexual ethics.

Matters of Life and Death
Incredible medical breakthroughs of today, like genetic engineering, in-vitro fertilization, and cloning, as well as the ability and choice to prolong life force us as Jews and human beings to struggle with the dilemmas posed by modern medicine. How does one decide which treatments to accept as appropriate and which not? Jewish law and ethics, as Dr. Elliot Dorff points out, which stem from the ancient teachings of the Talmud, do not directly address these modern issues, but the Jewish tradition

What is Jewish Literature?
What Is Jewish Literature? is a richly thoughtful analysis and comprehensive overview of what defines Jewish literature. It is an international collection, an enduring contribution to the literary resource for the those who strive to appreciate, evaluate, and understand the varied riches of Jewish writing.

The Torah: The Five Books of Moses
This acclaimed new translation of the Torah--the Holy Scriptures of the Jewish people,--was prepared according to the Masoretic Text by the Jewish Publication Society (Philadelphia), world s oldest Jewish book publisher. Electronic version of it, which is a searchable replica of the printed version was prepared by Varda Books in 2002, with all the latest corrections and revisions having been incorporated.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 6
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Legends of the Jews
A most remarkable and comprehensive compilation of stories connected to the Hebrew Bible drawn largely on Jewish lore and tradition. It is an indispensable reference on that body of literature known as Midrash, the imaginative retelling and elaboration on Bible stories in which mythological tales about demons and magic co-exist with moralistic stories about the piety of the patriarchs.

The Jewish Community: Its History and Structure to the American Revolution. Vol. I.
This is the first volume of the work that is centered on the European Jewish community of the Middle Ages and early modern times. The author offers a comprehensive historical and sociological analysis of the Jewish communal evolution during the Emancipation era.

THE BIBLICAL ACCOUNT OF THE CONQUEST OF CANAAN


The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 5
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Tractate Rosh Hashana
For those who wish to go beyond superficial, Master A Mesikta Series is a perfect companion for the study of Talmud. The series provides important background information on Talmud and clarifies its content by focusing on controversies that give it such a power. Using outlines, elucidations, pointed comments, explanations of the sequence, topic overviews, and highlighting the interaction between aggadic portions and legal discussions, the author enables a student to rapidly master material

The End of Time
A stunning departure from the polemics and social criticism that have made Horowitz one of our most controversial public intellectuals, The End of Time is a wide ranging, unflinching and lyrical meditation on subjects ranging from what parents inadvertently teach us in their deaths, to the forbidding reality of the cancer ward and the way in which figures like Mohammed Atta use death to become gods of their own mad creation.

The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges: The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah
Few books oner such a variety of interest or embrace material of such deep significance as Ezra and Nehemiah do. The teaching of these books is of especial value in reference to the faithfulness of the divine promise, the discipline of disappointment, the hallowing of common life, and the preparation for the messianic age.