Nieto, David

(1654-1728)
   British rabbi and philos-opher. He was born in Venice. He served as a rabbi in Livorno, and in 1702 became Haham of the Sephardi community in London. He wrote about the Inquisition and also produced anti-Shabbetaian polemics. His Matteh Dan is a philosophical defence of Judaism.

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