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LOPEZ-LAGUNA – ...laguna-daniel-israel-lopez">See Laguna....
NUNES DA ALMEYDA, MANUELA – ...Spanish poetess; born in London; mother of Mordecai Nunes Almeyda, the patron of the Spanish poet Daniel Israel Lopez laguna-daniel-israel-lopez">Laguna. Together with her two...
LAGUNA, DANIEL ISRAEL LOPEZ – ...Laguna completed the poetical work which he had begun in prison—a Spanish paraphrase of the Psalms. In the introductory poem containing an acrostic, "A el Zeloso Lector" (To the Kind Reader), he relates his varied ...relatives, members of the Laguna family, were then living. Here he found a patron in the person of the learned Mordecai Nunes Almeyda, who arranged to have the work printed. It appeared in a handsome edition, under the ...financier, as well as Abraham Bravo, a friend of the author, praised the work in English verse. The poet's eldest son, David Lopez Laguna, and his nephew, Jacob Lopez Laguna, wrote...
PIMENTEL, SARA DE FONSECA PINA Y – ...Spanish verses on the Spanish metrical translation of the Psalms by the Marano poet Daniel Israel Lopez Laguna.Bibliography:
  • BRAVO, ABRAHAM – ...London, 1720), written by his friend Daniel Israel Lopez Laguna, the Spanish-Jewish translator of psalms.Another Abraham Bravo, undoubtedly a kinsman of the foregoing, lived in Jamaica in 1773. Benjamin and...
    JAMAICA – ...laguna-daniel-israel-lopez">Laguna (Spanish Jewish poet, a contemporary of Pardo), Haham de Cordoza (went to Jamaica about the time of the American Revolution; died and was buried in Spanish Town in 1798), Rev ...bibliographyitem">Edwards, History of the West Indies; Long, History of Jamaica; Kayserling, The Jews in Jamaica and Daniel I. Lopez Laguna, in J. Q. R. July...
    CURAÇAO – ...Lopez de Leao Laguna. Those of the older congregation (Mikveh Israel) were as follows: Abraham Haim Lopez de Fonseca (d. 1671); David Raphael Lopez de Fonseca (1692; d. 1707); Eliaho Lopez (1692-1712); Raphael...
    BIBLE TRANSLATIONS – The Targums. Jewish translations of the Old Testament were made from time to time by Jews, in order to satisfy the needs, both in public service and in private life, of those that had gradually lost the knowledge of the ancient
    LONDON – Capital city of England. According to William of Malmesbury, William the Conqueror brought certain Jews from Rouen to London about 1070; and there is no evidence of their earlier existence in England. Besides these settlers from