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FORTI, HORTENSIUS (JOHANAN) ḤAZAḲ:

Jewish convert to Christianity; lived in the sixteenth century; born at Gorima, and settled at Prague under Maximilian II. He wrote "Diḳduḳ Leshon Ḳodesh," a Hebrew grammar, Prague, 1564-1566, and "De Mystica Literarum Significatione," in which he expatiates on the different ways of writing the Holy Name; the latter work was published by Kircher in his "Œdipus Ægyptiacus," ii.

Bibliography:
  • Wolf, Bibl. Hebr. iii., No. 821;
  • Steinschneider, Cat. Bodl, col. 983.
J. M. Sel.
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