Abendana, Isaac

   English Hebrew scholar. He taught Hebrew at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford, and translated the Mishnah into Latin.

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  • ABENDANA, ISAAC — (c. 1640–c. 1710), scholar of Marrano origin, younger brother of jacob b. joseph abendana . In 1662 lsaac went to England, where from 1663 he taught Hebrew at Cambridge and prepared for the university a translation of the Mishnah into Latin,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ABENDANA, ISAAC SARDO — (c. 1662–1709), diamond merchant. Abendana, who was originally from Holland, went to India from London in about 1702. He settled in Pulicat on the Coromandel Coast before moving to Fort St. George (Madras). In the records of the British East… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ABENDANA, JACOB BEN JOSEPH — (1630–1685), biblical commentator and polemist, elder brother of isaac abendana ; probably born in Hamburg, of Portuguese parents. Together with Joshua Pardo and Imanuel Abenatar Melo he studied at the Academia de los Pintos in Rotterdam. In 1655 …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Isaac Abendana — (c. 1640 1710) was the younger brother of Jacob Abendana, and became hakam of the Spanish Portuguese Synagogue in London after his brother died. Abendana moved to England before his brother, in 1662, and taught Hebrew at Cambridge University. He… …   Wikipedia

  • ABENDANA — ABENDANA, Sephardi family, with members widely dispersed among the ex Marrano communities of Northern Europe. The name Abendana is Arabic in origin, commonly written in Hebrew ן׳דנא, אבן – דנא. Various branches of the family became differentiated …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abendana — is the name of two Jewish theologians:*Jacob Abendana (1630 1695), hakam of London *Isaac Abendana (1640 1710), hakam of London …   Wikipedia

  • Jacob Abendana — (1630 September 12, 1695), was hakham of London from 1680 until his death. Jacob was eldest the son of Joseph Abendana and brother to Isaac Abendana. Though his family originally lived in Hamburg, Germany, Jacob and his brother were both born in… …   Wikipedia

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