Lorki (de Lorca), Joshua (Geronimo de Santa Fe)

(d. c.1419)
   Spanish physician and writer. He was born in Lorca, Spain. He converted to Christianity in 1412 and assumed the name Geronimo de Santa Fe. He became a physician to anti-Pope Benedict XIII. He initiated the Disputation of Tortosa (1413-14) in which he was a participant; subsequently he travelled widely, attempting to convert Jews to Christianity.

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  • LORKI (i.e., of Lorca), JOSHUA — (d. c. 1419), physician and writer who converted to Christianity and became an implacable enemy of Judaism. His father was Joseph Abenvives (or Ibn Vives) of Lorca, near Murcia in Spain. In his youth Lorki apparently studied in Alcañiz under… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gerónimo de Santa Fe — Jerónimo de Santa Fe (fl.1400 1430) (born Yehosúa ben Yosef ibn Vives) was a Spanish physician and religious writer who after conversion to Catholicism, wrote in Latin as Hieronymus de Sancta Fide (Jerome of the Holy Faith).[1][2] Born Yehosúa… …   Wikipedia

  • Josua ben Josef Lorki — Josua ben Josef Lorki, auch Joshua Halorki (* in Lorca; † um 1419) war ein jüdischer Arzt, der zum Christentum konvertierte und danach als Jerónimo de Santa Fe heftig gegen das Judentum polemisierte. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Disputation von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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