Acosta, Uriel

(1585-1640)
   Spanish heretic. He lived first in Spain and later in Amsterdam and Hamburg. He wrote against the Jewish faith and was excommunicated. Before his death he published a brief autobiography, Exemplar humanae vitae.

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  • Acosta, Uriel — orig. Gabriel da Costa born с 1585, Oporto, Port. died April 1640, Amsterdam, Neth. Portuguese Jewish freethinker. Born into a Marrano family, he came to feel that there was no salvation through the Roman Catholic church and converted to Judaism …   Universalium

  • Acosta, Uriel — orig. Gabriel da Costa ( 1585, Oporto, Portugal–abr. 1640, Amsterdam, Países Bajos). Librepensador judío portugués. Nacido en el seno de una familia marrana (ver marrano), llegó a la convicción de que no había salvación a través de la Iglesia… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Uriel Acosta — Uriel da Costa (latinisiert Uriel Acosta; * Ende 1583 oder Anfang 1584 in Porto; † April 1640 in Amsterdam) war ein Philosoph, Theologiekritiker und Freidenker portugiesisch jüdischer Herkunft. Seine Autobiographie enthält eine der frühesten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Uriel da Costa — und der junge Spinoza. Darstellung von Samuel Hirszenberg 1901. Uriel da Costa (latinisiert: Uriel Acosta, geboren als und bis 1614 Gabriel da Costa, zeitweise: Adam Romes; * 1585 in Porto; † April 1640 in Amsterdam) war ein Religionsphilosoph,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Uriel da Costa — (c. 1585 ndash; April 1640) or Uriel Acosta (from the Latin form of his Portuguese surname, Costa , or da Costa ) was a philosopher and skeptic from Portugal.LifeDa Costa was born in Porto with the name Gabriel da Costa. He hailed from a converso …   Wikipedia

  • Uriel — (Suriel), Archang. Nach den Worten des Erzengels Raphael stehen sieben Engel vor dem Throne Gottes (Tob. 12, 15);. ebenso berichtet die Apokalypse wiederholt von sieben Engeln, sowie schon Zacharias 3, 7 und 4, 2. Die Namen von dreien dieser… …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Uriel (Vorname) — Uriel ist ein männlicher Vorname. Herkunft und Bedeutung Uriel kommt aus dem Hebräischen hebr. אוּרִיאֵל und bedeutet „Das Licht Gottes“ oder „Mein Licht (uri) ist Gott (el)“. In der christlich jüdischen Tradition wird Uriel als einer der vier… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Uriel da Costa — (Oporto …   Wikipedia Español

  • Uriel (disambiguation) — Uriel is an archangel from the Old Testament of the Hebrew Bible.The name, or close variants, is also used for: * Uriel Crocker, a Bostonian publisher and philanthropist * Uriel da Costa (sometimes Acosta), a Portuguese philosopher * Uriel… …   Wikipedia

  • Acosta — is a Spanish and Portuguese surname. Originally it was used to refer to a person who lived by the seashore or from the mountains ( encostas ). It comes from the Portuguese da Costa, which in Spanish became de Acosta.Persons*Alberto Acosta (born… …   Wikipedia

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