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A life of Menasseh ben Israel rabbi, printer, and diplomat. by Cecil Roth

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Manasseh ben Israel, -- 1604-1657,
  • Jews -- Holland -- Amsterdam,
  • Jews -- Great Britain

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [289]-307.

LC ClassificationsBM755.M25 R6
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,373 p.
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23318268M

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