Lattes, Bonet

(fl. 15th-16th cent)
   Italian rabbi, astronomer and physician. He was born in southern France, and later settled in Rome, where he served as rabbi and dayyan of the community. He foretold the coming of the Messiah in 1505.In 1513 Johannes von Reuchlin asked Lattes to use his influence with Pope Leo X to support him in his controversy with the Dominicans.

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