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Eulogy in prose on R. Reuven Yahya of Lugo
הספד על ה'ר ראובן יחייא אב'ד לוגו
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 p., 279:197 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on paper, neat Italian script.
An eight stanza eulogy on the rabbi of Lugo, Italy. The first record of a Jewish settlement in Lugo is a tombstone inscription of 1285. The rule of the House of Este (1437–1598) and the famous fairs of Lugo made the community prosperous. After Lugo came under direct papal rule in 1598, conditions deteriorated. A decree of 1639 concentrated the Jews of the former duchy of Ferrara in three ghettos, one of which was at Lugo; 600 Jews, some from neighboring towns, were confined there. By 1703 this number had been reduced to 54 families.
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