Imbonati (-TUS), Carlo Guiseppe°

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IMBONATI (-TUS), CARLO GUISEPPE ° (?1650–1696), Italian Hebraist. A Cistercian, Imbonati was trained in rabbinic bibliography by his fellow Cistercian J. *Bartolocci, the fourth volume of whose great work (Kiriath Sepher… Bibliotheca magna rabbinica…, Rome, 1693) he edited; he added a fifth volume, Magen ve-Ḥerev u-MilhamahBibliotheca Latino-Hebraica… (1694), which listed Christian writers on Jews and Judaism. It also included a polemical tract directed against Jewish denial of the messiahship of Jesus.


M. Steinschneider, in: zhb, 3 (1899), 86, no. 238; Steinschneider, Cat Bod, 1054 no. 5264.

[Raphael Loewe]