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CASTANHO, ABRAHAM:

Spanish poet; lived at Amsterdam in the middle of the seventeenth century. He was the author of an elegy on the martyr Abraham Nuñez of Bernal, who was burned at Cordova May 3, 1655. It was inserted in "Elogios que Zelosos Dedicaron á la Felice Memoria," etc., published probably at Amsterdam in 1656.

Bibliography:
  • Wolf, Bibl. Hebr. iii., Nos. cxlix. et seq.;
  • Kayserling, Sephardim, p. 262;
  • idem, Bibl. Esp.-Port.-Jud. p. 35;
  • Fürst, Bibl. Jud. i. 148.
G. I. Br.
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