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From Christianity to Judaism : the story of Isaac Orobio de Castro / Yosef Kaplan ; translated from the Hebrew by Raphael Loewe. [electronic resource]

Author/Creator:
Kaplan, Yosef, author.
Standardized Title:
Mi-Natsrut le-Yahadut. English
Publication:
Oxford : The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2020.
Series:
Liverpool scholarship online.
Liverpool scholarship online
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xv, 531 pages) : illustrations.
Subjects:
Jews -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Biography.
Marranos -- Spain -- Biography.
Netherlands -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
Orobio de Castro, Isaac, approximately 1617-1687.
Language:
In English and Hebrew.
Summary:
A biography of Isaac Orobio de Castro, a crypto-Jew from Portugal and one of the most prominent intellectual figures in the 17th century. This work sheds light on the life of a Jewish community of former Christians in Amsterdam and examines their dilemmas and attempts to create a new identity.
Notes:
Previously issued in print: 1989.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on August 13, 2020).
Contributor:
Loewe, Raphael, translator.
ISBN:
1-80034-035-4
1-909821-41-1
OCLC:
1048795899
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