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CASTELLO (CASTELO), JACOB (ANTONIO):

Poet at Amsterdam; died after 1684. He was a member of several academies of poetry in his native city, and was noted for his riddles. He is the author of verses on the "Coro de las Musas" of Miguel de Barrios, and the "Rumbos Peligrosos" of Joseph Penso.

Bibliography:
  • Kayserling, Bibl. Esp.-Port.-Jud. pp. 35, 86;
  • Jacob Castello, in Jeschurun, iv. 323 et seq., Frankfort-on-the-Main, 1859.
G. M. K.
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