Portaleone, Abraham ben David

(1542-1612)
   Italian physician and author. He graduated from the University of Pavia in 1563, and later served as physician to the ducal house there. In 1591 he was given papal authorization to attend Christian patients. He wrote a Latin work containing guidance for physicians, and a study of the applications of gold in medicine. His Shields of the Mighty is a study of the Temple and its service.

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  • PORTALEONE, ABRAHAM BEN DAVID II — (1542–1612), Italian physician and author. After graduating in philosophy and medicine at the University of Pavia in 1563, he was admitted to the College of Physicians in Mantua in 1566, and was authorized to practice in his father s place; in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abraham ben David Portaleone — (* 1542; † 29. Juli 1612 in Mantua) war ein italienisch jüdischer Arzt und Schriftsteller. Leben Abraham Portaleone entstammte einer bedeutenden jüdischen Familie aus Mantua, die bereits eine Reihe von Ärzten stellte. Er studierte Medizin an der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • PROVENÇAL, ABRAHAM BEN DAVID — (16th century), scholar of Mantua. He was the son of …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Portaleone — Abraham ben David Portaleone (* 1542; † 29. Juli 1612 in Mantua) war ein italienisch jüdischer Arzt und Schriftsteller. Leben Abraham Portaleone entstammte einer bedeutenden jüdischen Familie aus Mantua, die bereits eine Reihe von Ärzten stellte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abraham Portaleone — Abraham ben David Portaleone (* 1542; † 29. Juli 1612 in Mantua) war ein italienisch jüdischer Arzt und Schriftsteller. Leben Abraham Portaleone entstammte einer bedeutenden jüdischen Familie aus Mantua, die bereits eine Reihe von Ärzten stellte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • SOMMO, JUDAH LEONE BEN ISAAC — (also known as Leone De Sommi Portaleone, Leone di Somi, Leone Ebreo de Somi, Leone de Sommo Portaleone, Yehuda Sommo; 1527–1592), dramatist, theater director, and poet in Hebrew and Italian. An outstanding contributor to the development of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Miletto — Gianfranco Miletto (* 1960) ist ein Judaist, Autor und Professor für Jüdische Studien. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Biographie 2 Werke (Auswahl) 3 Siehe auch 4 Weblinks // …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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