A Chi Professa Legge d’Honore [To Whomever Professes the Honored Law]. A legal case concerning a Hebrew named Felice Vigevano who failed to appear before the Justice of Ferrara

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Lot 145
(ITALY)

A Chi Professa Legge d’Honore [To Whomever Professes the Honored Law]. A legal case concerning a Hebrew named Felice Vigevano who failed to appear before the Justice of Ferrara

pp. (4). Folio

n.p.: 1674

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
The Vigevanos were a family of prominent Italian Jewish bankers. A Rabbi Gershon Vigevano served as Rabbi of Guastalla in the early part of the seventeenth century. See S. Simonsohn, History of the Jews in the Duchy of Mantua (1977), pp. 57-59, 63, 213, 218, 223, 228 267