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Two Portuguese Exiles in Castile: Dom David Negro and Dom Isaac Abravanel. Hispania Judaica, v. 10
Two Portuguese Exiles in Castile: Dom David Negro and Dom Isaac Abravanel. Hispania Judaica, v. 10
by Elias Lipiner / Varda Books

The book contains more than 30 documents related to Portuguese Jewry in general and David Negro and Isaac Abravanel in particular. The book sheds new light on the life of these important personalities.

free ebook Two Portuguese Exiles in Castile: Dom David Negro and Dom Isaac Abravanel. Hispania Judaica, v. 10
 
Front Matter
Front Flap
Half Title Page
Editorial Board
Title Page
Copyright Page
Table Of Contents
PREFACE
Contents
1. THE JEWS OF PORTUGAL: AN OVERVIEW
Tempo dos Judeus (The Jewish Period)
The New Christian Period
Modern Portugal
2. DAVID NEGRO: A RABBI IN POLITICS
Two Vacancies: The Portuguese Crown and the Castilian Rabbinate
David Negro on Trial
Death on the Road, in Vila Real
3. ISAAC ABRAVANEL: FROM CONSPIRACY TO FLIGHT
Abravanel at Court
The Turning-Point
Trial and Confiscation
Flight to Castile
Back Matter
EPILOGUE
PLATES
DOCUMENTS
1 Regulation of the Chief Rabbinate of the Jews of all Portugal. July 16, 1405
2A. Letter of the Master of Avis, dated March 6 1384, donating to the Constable the possessions of David Negro
2B. Letter of the Master of Avis, donating to the Constable the possessions of David Negro
2C. Copy of the letter of King D. Jošo I, dated March 30 1389, confirming the donation to the Constable of the possessions of David Negro
3 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 Negro
4 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 Constable
6 The insulting verses by Alvaro de Brito Pestana against the Abravanels
7 Insulting verses to Abravanel, collected in the Cancioneiro Geral by Garcia de Resende
8 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 Guimaršes. June 16, 1464
9 Privilege granted to Isaac Abravanel by King Afonso to ride a mule, stay in Christians inns and bear weapons of any kind. August 18, 1463
10 Privilege granted to Isaac Abravanel by D. Afonso V to dwell in Lisbon, outside the judaria. July 10, 1472
11 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, 1478
12 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 Abravanel
14 Sentence pronounced against Joseph Abravanel
15 D. Manuel ratified the donation made by D. Jošo II in June 24, 1484 to LourenÁo Vaz, formerly Ysaque son of Mose Latam, of some houses in the judaria which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel. October 17, 1499
16 LourenÁo Vaz renounced to the possessions donated to him by D. JoaoII and which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel. April 17, 1499
17 Donation to Abraham Franco of all the houses in the former judaria of Lisbon, which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel
18 D. Afonso VI reconfirmed the donation, made by his predecessors, of the possessions which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel. August 14,1665
19 Donation to Jaco Beirš of one of the seats of Isaac Abravanel in the synagogue of the Judaria of Lisbon. July 16, 1484
20 Donation to Master Abrašo, the king's tailor, of one seat in the esnoga (synagogue) of Lisbon which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel.June 10, 1484
21 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, 1486
22 Donation of 11 Hebrew books, which had belonged to Isaac Abravanel, to the nobleman of the royal house Jošo Garcez. December 30, 1490
23 Afonso V exempted Abraham Galafe, of Estremoz, from obligation to wear a badge during his journeys
24 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 Court
25 D. Jošo 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, 1487
26 D. Jošo 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. Jošo II granted to Lopo de Almeida, the new serviÁo of the Jews of the village of Abrantes and its outskirts. February 25, 1482
28 King Afonso V ordered the punishment of the perpetrators of the massacres against the Jews in 1450. October 6, 1450
29 King Afonso V ordered the protection and defence of his Jewish subjects. November 23, 1450
APPENDICES
I. THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF THE TORRE DOTOMBO IN LISBON AND JEWISH HISTORIOGRAPHY
II. THE GREAT SYNAGOGUE OF LISBON
Documents
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. Jošo III sent by David Reubeni on 24 October 1525
C. Translation of the letter of Galawdewos, emperor of Ethiopia, to King Jošo III
D. Introduction to the Ordinances of 1504 by King D. Manuel to regulate the administration of Nossa Senhora de ConceiÁ‚o church which was previously the synagogue of the Jews in the Judaria Grande of Lisbon
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
PERSONS
PLACES
SUBJECTS
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