Usque, Abraham (Pinhel, Duarte)

(fl. 16th cent)
   Por-tuguese printer. He fled from the Inquisition around 1543 to Ferrara, where he became associated with the Hebrew and Italian press established by Yom Tov ben Levi Athias. His name appears in connection with the 1553 translation of the Bible into Italian (The Ferrara Bible).

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  • USQUE, ABRAHAM — USQUE, ABRAHAM, Marrano printer. Born in Portugal and known there as Duarte Pinel (Pinhel), Usque fled from the Inquisition shortly after 1543, established himself at Ferrara, and became associated with the press established by the Spanish ex… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abraham Usque — Abraham ben Salomon Usque (given the Christian name Duarte Pinhel) was a 16th century publisher. Usque was born in Portugal to a Jewish family and fled the Portuguese Inquisition for Ferrara, Italy, around 1543. In Ferrara, Usque worked with Yom… …   Wikipedia

  • Abraham Usque — Consolacam as tribulacoens de Israel, 1553 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ferrara Bible — The Ferrara Bible was a 1553 publication of the Ladino version of the Tanach used by Sephardi Jews. It was paid for and made by Yom Tob ben Levi Athias (the Spanish Marrano Jerónimo de Vargas , as typographer) and Abraham ben Salomon Usque (the… …   Wikipedia

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