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AQUIN, LOUIS-HENRI D' (called also Aquinas and Aquino):

Writer and translator of the seventeenth century; son of Philippe D'Aquin. He was converted to Christianity at Aquino in the kingdom of Naples. He left many works relating to the Hebrew language and literature, among which were a translation into Latin of the commentary on the Book of Esther by R. Solomon ben Isaac, with extracts relating thereto from the Talmud and Yalḳuṭ (Paris, 1622), and a Latin translation of the first four chapters of Levi ben Gerson's commentary on the Book of Job (Paris, 1623).

Bibliography:
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl. col. 738.
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