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LOBO, MOSES JESHURUN:

Spanish poet; lived at Amsterdam in the seventeenth century. He was one of the poets who celebrated the martyrdom of Abraham Nuñez Bernal in 1655; and his elegies form a part of the "Elogios" (Amsterdam, 1655). Daniel de Barrios ("Relacion de los Poetos," p. 56 = "R. E. J." xviii. 285) speaks of "an excellent Spanish poet, Custodio Lobo, otherwise called Moses Jeshurun Ribero" (died at Leghorn), some anti-Christian verses by whom he quotes. The similarity of their names induced Wolf ("Bibl. Hebr." iii., No. 1579d) to suppose the two poets to be identical.

Bibliography:
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. ii. 254;
  • Kayserling, Sephardim, p. 262;
  • idem, Bibl. Esp.-Port.-Jud. p. 64.
G. M. Sel.
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